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A list of books written by authors that live or lived in Edmonton, AB, Canada.More Info
The Alcuin Society has announced the winners of its 31st annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The winning books will be exhibited in Germany at the Frankfurt and Leipzig Book Fairs; in Japan, at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, in conjunction with the Tokyo International Book Fair; and, in Canada, in nine provinces. Exhibition venues will be posted on the Alcuin Society website. The books will also be entered in the international book design competition in Leipzig, Germany in February 2014. Awards will be given out this fall in both Toronto and Vancouver. This year's judges, Marvin Harder, Naomi MacDougall, and William Rueter, selected 41 winning titles from 236 entries, from nine provinces and 112 publishers; Mr. Rueter was presented with the 6th Robert R. Reid Award and Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Book Arts in Canada.More Info
The West Coast Book Prize Society is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2013 BC Book Prizes. Congratulations to the authors, illustrators and publishers! Winners will be announced in April and May.More Info
Keavy Martin is author of the new book Stories in a New Skin: Approaches to Inuit Literature. Here, she recommends some of her favourite reads on Inuit culture, Indigenous culture, and the history of Western Canada (and we've provided a link also to her own book). Martin is an assistant professor in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta. She also works seasonally as an instructor with the Pangnirtung Summer School, a University of Manitoba Native Studies program run in Pangnirtung, Nunavut.More Info
The shortlist will be announced on January 9, and the winner will be announced on March 4, 2013 at events in downtown Toronto. http://www.thecharlestaylorprize.ca/latest-news.aspMore Info
Ah, Christmas. The perfect time to create a serious wish list of books that one can longingly hope to unwrap under the tree. The following list ignores budgets and all elements of practicality. It's indulgent, ludicrous and features some of the coolest Canadian non-fiction books published in 2012.More Info