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"The trauma of war bifurcates the lives of many into branches of what existed before and what remains after; so too can the past feel like an alternate plane of existence, leaving survivors feeling fragmented as they are grafted into the circumstances of their new lives." 

The Chat with Governor General's Award Winner Sarah Henstra

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be in conversation with all of this year’s English-language Governor General’s Award winners. We begin our special #GGBooks series chatting with Sarah Henstra, aut …

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Buffy Sainte-Marie's official biographer on her experiences telling the story of a music legend. 

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The author of novel The Luminous Sea on books that ask if there is space left for wonder in the world. 

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I’m really not sure of the cause, but it happens every year at around this time. I find myself thinking about the past, about my place in the world, about the people around me, the stories they’re …

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A century after the end of World War One, we're still not done telling stories about this historical event.

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