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Throughout the next few months, readers and writers will be coming in from the cold to get together and celebrate reading and writing, and to usher in spring.

Shelf Talkers: Six New Books to Usher in Spring 2017

Our hardy crew of independent booksellers has recommendations for every eventuality, from guides to take you outside (down to the dirt or up to the skies) to companions to warm you indoors. Plus, a ba …

The Chat With Eden Robinson

We start this month on The Chat in conversation with Eden Robinson, author of the much-heralded new novel Son of a Trickster, the first in her Trickster trilogy.

Book Cover Table Manners

Poetry collections are to springtime what ripe peaches are to late summer, and let me tell you: the crop this year is splendid.

The Recommend: April 2017

Picks from Joanna Lilley (If There Were Roads); Matt Murphy (A Beckoning War), Robert McGill (Once We Had a Country); Samantha Rideout (The People Who Stay); and Sheree Fitch (If You Could Wear My Sne …

Book Cover Raising Royalty

Carolyn Harris on Canada's contribution to the changing conversation about royal parenting through the ages. 

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On Our Radar

By Kerry Clare

We spotlight books generating buzz all over the web, and beyond


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