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Summer might be approaching its end, but literary festival season is just beginning! Find out what's happening near you, or even farther afield—because literary festivals make for good road trips. Just saying.

BooK Cover Freshly Picked

A selection of inspiring books just perfect for harvest time. 

Quick Hits: 6 Books for Teens this Fall

These new books span everything from disability and difference to grief and homelessness – and so much in between. They're important books, and gripping reads.

The Chat with Michael Crummey

Michael Crummey was recently longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel The Innocents, a haunting story of two siblings orphaned in a remote cove in Newfoundland.

Celebrating & Exploring Indigenous Languages Through Literature

Indigenous languages are an important aspect of daily life in Canada. Many provinces, town and city names, landmarks, bodies of water are identified by words in Indigenous languages. Cities such as To …

Book Cover A Killer in King's Cover

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