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New books by old favourites, sparkling debuts, and more than a few timely books about pandemics are among the titles that are going to be some of your favourite reads of 2020.

Image Book Auction to Support Prisoners

"This year has marked a sea change in how we perceive racism and our justice system, and we hope this event will further extend that concern to the lives of people who are incarcerated.” —Thea Lim …

Book Cover The Barren Grounds

"David A. Robertson has written such a fine, beautiful novel. He manages to combine hard truths about our history with a Narnia-like fantasy, sweeping us into the world of the story while opening our …

Book Cover TreeTalk

"I knew I wanted to do more than just sit in a booth, eating chicken and waffles, and writing. It had to do something that was ever-so-slightly performative, something that brought people to poetry, a …

Book Cover The Orange Shirt Story

Books to connect younger readers with the tragic legacy of Canada's residential schools.

The Chat with Emily Urquhart

In The Age of Creativity (House of Anansi Press), Emily Urquhart challenges us to reconsider our thinking around artistic practice and aging.

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