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Tackling the Big Themes

by Daniel Kalla

"I am drawn to fiction writers who highlight vital social and scientific themes through their novels. And fortunately, there is an abundance of Canadian …

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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.

  • Shelf Talkers

    Rob Wiersema

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

  • Quick Hits

    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.

  • On Our Radar

    Kerry Clare

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

Recent Posts

A Smorgasbord of Influence

by Rob Justus

A recommended reading list by author of new graphic novel Death and Sparkles.

Notes from a Children's Librarian: The Mooncake Festival

by Julie Booker

East and Southeast Asian families come together in mid-Autumn to celebrate the Mooncake Festival and give thanks for the harvest.

The Perplexities of the Human Condition

by David Bergen

A recommended reading list by David Bergen, who is appearing at the Winnipeg International Writers Festival's THIN AIR this year.

16 Indigenous Reads: A List from Kobo

by Kobo

This post originally appeared on the Kobo blog and is presented here with permission. To check out the audiobook versions of the books, head over to Kobo! …

Crime Fiction, True Crime, Historical Mysteries, and History

by Anne Emery

A recommended reading list by Anne Emery, whose latest book is The Keening

Books that Bring the Past to Life

by Joanne Culley

A list of great historical fiction by the author of the new novel Claudette on the Keys.

The Chat with Kathleen Winter

by Trevor Corkum

This week I'm in conversation with celebrated author Kathleen Winter, whose new novel Undersong (Knopf) celebrates the gifted Romantic era poet Dorothy …

What's Possible: Chinese Canadian Poets

by Grace Lau

A recommended reading list by Grace Lau, whose book The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak is out now.

Short Stories: Fearless and Tender

by Barbara Black

A recommended reading list by the author of the new book Music from a Strange Planet.

The Chat with Jordan Abel

by Trevor Corkum

"What does it mean to be Indigenous? What does it mean to be Indigenous but to be dispossessed of both traditional land as well as traditional Indigenous …

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