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Books to Break Your Reading Slump

by Carrie Snyder

A recommended reading list by the author of the new novel Francie's Got a Gun.

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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.

  • Notes From a Children's Librarian

    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.

Recent Posts

8 Books That Celebrate Inspiring Women

by Spencer

A selection of brand-new titles that highlight the contributions of women in STEM, art, history, business, journalism and other fields.

The Chat with 2022 Governor General's Award Winner Dorothy Dittrich

by Trevor Corkum

Playwright Dorothy Dittrich is this year’s Governor General’s Literary Award winner for Drama for her play The Piano Teacher: A Healing Key (Talonbooks). …

The Chat with 2022 Governor General's Award Winner Annick MacAskill

by Trevor Corkum

Halifax writer Annick MacAskill has won this year’s Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry for her collection Shadow Blight (Gaspereau Press). …

The Chat with 2022 Governor General's Award Winner Sheila Heti

by Trevor Corkum

We kick off our extended coverage of this year’s English-language Governor General’s Award winners in conversation with Sheila Heti, whose novel Pure …

Much Like Family: The Indigenous Literary Community

by John Brady McDonald

A recommended reading list by the author of the new essay collection Carrying It Forward: Essays from Kistahpinanihk.

Shopomania: What Happens When Desperate, Overenthusiastic Shoppers Get Together

by Paul Berton

An excerpt from the new book Shopomania: Our Obsession With Possession.

Notes from a Children's Librarian: In Living Colour

by Julie Booker

Colour is one element in the visual arts curriculum. These texts for primary grades not only address art objectives, but also provide an opportunity to …

7 Uniquely Weird Books

by A.G. Pasquella

A recommended reading list by the author of the new book Welcome to the Weird America.

Great Books: People, Places and Prairies

by Harold Macy

A recommended reading list by the author of the new story collection All the Bears Sing.

She Kills Lit

by C.S. O'Cinneide

A recommended reading list by the author of the new thriller Eve's Rib.

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