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The days are growing shorter, but the books have never better. These titles will bring you a bit of spooky, some autumn leaves, a zombie prince, and other great ideas about how to find a place for yourself in the world. 

Book Cover Beholden

Books whose presences are "reassuring, like having a lamp in the window." 

Book Cover Rooster Town

Evelyn Peters shares other work that explore the important colonial history of First Nations and Métis communities within urban areas in Canada. 

Giller Prize 2018 Special Series: The Chat with Sheila Heti

We kick off our annual Scotiabank Giller Prize edition of The Chat in conversation with Sheila Heti, author of the novel Motherhood.

Book Cover Be a Pond Detective

Books complementing the Grade 6 Biodiversity unit. 

Book Cover Emperor's Orphans

Sally Ito on the family histories that inspired her as she wrote her new book of creative nonfiction. 

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Authors and avid readers in the know love up their favourite Canadian reads

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By Kerry Clare

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

 

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