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Happy Holidays!

by Kerry Clare

This year, books were the one thing we could count on.

2020 Fiction: Books of the Year

by 49thShelf Staff

These are the books that rose to the occasion of this most peculiar moment and helped us to escape for a while and to see the world a little more clearly …

The Chat with Steven Heighton

by Trevor Corkum

This week, we’re in conversation with author Steven Heighton. His memoir, Reaching Mithymna: Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos, (Biblioasis) …

2020 Poetry Delights

by Pearl Pirie

A list by the author of new collection footlights. These books turn and explore, question and listen.

Giller Prize 2020 Special: The Chat with Emily St. John Mandel

by Trevor Corkum

We continue our special 2020 Giller Prize coverage in conversation with Emily St. John Mandel. She’s a 2020 Scotiabank Giller finalist for her novel …

Giller Prize 2020 Special: The Chat with Souvankham Thammavongsa

by Trevor Corkum

We continue our Giller coverage of The Chat in conversation with Souvankham Thammavongsa. She’s on this year’s shortlist for her debut short story …

Giller Prize 2020 Special: The Chat with Gil Adamson

by Trevor Corkum

Next on our special Giller coverage of The Chat, we speak with Gil Adamson. She’s a finalist for her second novel, Ridgerunner.

Giller Prize 2020 Special: The Chat with David Bergen

by Trevor Corkum

We’re thrilled to begin this year’s special Scotiabank Giller Prize coverage in conversation with David Bergen. David appears on this year’s shortlist …

5 books

2020 Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

list by Kerry Clare

Most Anticipated: Our 2020 Fall Fiction Preview

by 49th Shelf Staff

New books by old favourites, sparkling debuts, and more than a few timely books about pandemics are among the titles that are going to be some of your …

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