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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: Mysterious Disappearances, Bad Endings & Utopia in BC

Including a Canadian icon, a hot new must-read, a business visionary, a stunning short story debut, and utopian inspiration.

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Julie Booker on characters with a strong moral code, those who find a way to stay true to themselves and the things they believe in.

Today I'm in conversation with Michael V. Smith, author of a brand spanking new collection of poems, Bad Ideas (Nightwood Editions). Bad Ideas “deals heavily in themes of family, sexuality, spiritua …

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Titles that provide a little levity. 

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This month we're curling up in our proverbial chairs with life stories, biography and memoir, stories that run the gamut and take you all over Canada and beyond. Here are twenty compelling life storie …

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