The 2012 Scotiabank Giller longlist at 49thShelf
Some longlisted titles have been familiar to 49thShelf for some time.
Jael Ealey Richardson: My Father’s Game-Changing Advice
How a record-setting quarterback’s strategy helped me write nonfiction.
Tess Fragoulis: Sometimes Ignorance is Bliss
I have to wonder, had I known how tough the process between inspiration and publication would be, would I have persisted?
Lorna Crozier's The Book of Marvels: Excerpts
Four selections from Crozier's latest book, which celebrates the hidden lives of ordinary objects.
Brad Smith Goes Looking for a Story
The author of Crow's Landing on just where he gets his ideas.
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez on Butch Identity and Trying to Get Pregnant
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez on butch identity and the fun part of trying to get pregnant: sex!
For Young Readers: Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2012
The most exciting picture books and YA on the horizon.
Jill Sooley: Books for the Homesick Canadian
Sometimes nothing feels as good as a down-home story.
Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2012
Here are the books we've all been waiting for. The very latest in fiction, poetry, and non-fiction for the discerning Canadian reader.
Beyond Borders: Linda Holeman on Travel and Writing
"Writing, just like real travel, requires patience and energy and perseverance and the ability to accept whatever unexpected events occur and, at times, …