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Book Cover Bearskin Diary

The possibility of alien life; the sixties scoop; the end of Harper; Anthony Weiner; and the matter of the naked tomato thief.

Book Cover The Memento

Thinking about ghost stories, now that summer itself is nearly a ghost. 

The Chat: Trevor Corkum Interviews Madeleine Thien

Last month, Canadian Madeleine Thien was among 13 writers longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize for fiction for her extraordinary new novel, Do Not Say We Have NothingThis week, she’s my g …

mister nightingale, paul bowdring, soyaya roberts, in my humble opinion, the red files, lisa bird-wilson, burning in this midnight dream, louise bernice halfe, jane ozkowski, watching traffic, all the world a poem, gilles tibo, manon gauthier, erin woods,

Books with buzz worth sharing. 

Book Cover Mythologizing Norval Morrisseau

Was Morrisseau an uneducated artist plagued by alcoholism and homelessness? A shaman artist who tapped a deep spiritual force? Or was he simply one of Canada’s most significant artists?

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