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Green and White Threads: Nigerian-Canadian Writers

by Yejide Kilanko

A recommended reading list by the author of the new novel A Good Name.

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  • The Chat

    By Trevor Corkum

    Great writers from across the country sit down with us to talk about their books, and the stories behind them.

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    Rob Wiersema

    Indie booksellers from coast to coast tell us the books they can't stop recommending to their customers.

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    Kiley Turner

    The best books are timeless, and they deserve to find readers whenever and wherever.

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    Julie Booker

    Our resident children's librarian columnist chooses books by theme for children of all ages.

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    Kerry Clare

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

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Shattering Effects: Living With Violence and War

by Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt

A recommended reading list by the author of Peacekeeper's Daughter: A Middle East Memoir.

Love Stories: A People and Planet Affair

by Arno Kopecky

A recommended reading list by Arno Kopecky, whose latest book is The Environmentalist's Dilemma

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A Note of Appreciation: Ontario Public Library Week

by Linda Ludke

Anyone who works in a library will undoubtedly have stories to tell about memorable items dropped off in book return chutes — in addition to books. …

Giller Prize Special: The Chat with Jordan Tannahill

by Trevor Corkum

We begin this year’s special Scotiabank Giller Prize coverage of The Chat in conversation with Jordan Tannahill, author of the novel The Listeners (HarperCollins). …

On Our Radar: Internet Trolls, Black Histories, Mental Illness, and Hawaiian Shirts

by Kerry Clare

"On Our Radar" features books with buzz worth sharing. We bring you links to features and reviews about great new books in a multitude of genres from …

Not Another Afghan Immigrant Story

by Rahela Nayebzadah

A recommended reading list by Rahela Nayebzadah, author of Monster Child.

Mystery Minute: Perfect Families, Giant Eels, and More

by Kiley Turner

Our Mystery Minute series brings you acclaimed mysteries that just beg to be added to your already towering TBR pile.

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Eavesdropping on Other Lives, Real and Imagined

by Lesley Krueger

Historical fiction and books of social history featuring the lives of not really “ordinary” people, recommended by Lesley Krueger, author of the new …

Books Like Old Friends

by Molly Cross-Blanchard

A recommended reading list by Molly Cross-Blanchard (author of Exhibitionist), who is appearing at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival's THIN …

Struggling Through Pandemonium

by Donna Morrissey

Donna Morrissey's legions of fans have been drawn for years to her novels, including Sylvanus Now and Kit's Law. Her latest book is Pluck, "A memoir of …

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