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"Whenever I can, I try to shine a light on the short form in this country, to give the slim but sinewy book its due."

Book Cover Canadian History in Poems

Postage stamps, old fashioned letters, enchanted owls, busy bees, and history by poetry— books that aren't like the others, all of them terrific. 

The Recommend: Summer 2018

This week we're pleased to present the picks of Ian Hamilton (The Imam of Tawi-Wawi), Sam Wiebe (Cut You Down), Dave Butler (Full Curl), Mark Lisac (Where the Bodies Lie), and Dietrich Kalteis (Ride t …

Book Cover Lady Franklin of Russell Square

Summer's just heating up, but we're jumping ahead to the fall publishing season anyway. We can't help it: the books are so good!

The Chat with Joshua Whitehead

Joshua Whitehead’s first novel packs a gorgeous punch ... It’s a stirring and bold debut, one which Alicia Elliott, writing in the Globe and Mail, says “creates a dream-like reading experience— …

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