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In honour of all things Griffin, this week’s Chat is a conversation with the three 2018 Canadian Griffin Prize finalists—Billy-Ray Belcourt, Aisha Sasha John, and Donato Mancinci—whose collections are challenging, provocative, and wholly original.

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A fantastic list of books in which water features as a defining force, by the author of new novel Big Water

The Chat with Claire Tacon

What happens when a young woman with Williams syndrome, her doting father, and her father’s teenaged co-worker head to Chicago in search of a piece of amusement park history? That’s the premise of …

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Time to put the spotlight on these books by LGBTQ writers and/or about LGBTQ issues, an eclectic list that includes fiction, poetry, memoir, nonfiction, and books for young readers. 

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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."

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From this eclectic selection, you're sure to find a book that suits you perfectly. 

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