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Reading My Way Through Motherhood (by Heather Birrell)

"There is a particular existential hell that manifests with new parenthood. It is the knowledge that another’s wellbeing is intimately bound to your …

Ten for Ten from Newfoundland and Labrador (by Kerri Cull)

"I purposely left out Michael Crummey and Wayne Johnston because their body of work speaks for itself. In no particular order, here is a list of some …

Gretta Vosper on spirituality vs. religion, prayer as placebo, and how to become an agent for change.

Gretta Vosper talks about her new book, Amen. What is the true power of prayer?

Reading Like a Reader: Leslie Shimotakahara on journeying away from academia & learning to read again

"Not only did our reading list help me understand my father and our family past for the first time, it gave me just the material that would inspire me …

When Anne Carson meets Charles Schultz: Kyo Maclear on picture books for grown-ups

"Lately unaccompanied prose feels bereft to me."

Robert Hough on the nature of con men and the secret to writing a successful novel.

Robert Hough talks about the real-life Dr. Brinkley as inspiration for his latest novel about a con man.

More of the best book trailers we've seen lately

If these books are half as good as their trailers, they're probably worth checking out.

Littler boxes: Rohan Quinby on printing the city, & the impact of new technologies on urban planning & design

"Is it really so revolutionary to remove what remains of craftsmanship from our houses and cities? Or are we simply looking at the culmination of a long …

Larissa Andrusyshn on "Discovery Channel" poetry and her Kobzar Literary Award-nominated Mammoth.

Larissa Andrusyshn talks about the science of grieving and poetry in her collection Mammoth (DC Books).

History Across the Genres: List by Charlotte Gray

Canada's pre-eminent biographer lists 15 great biographies, non-fiction books, and historical novels. 

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