Six Books I'm Rereading: A List by Elizabeth Hay
Award-winning author Elizabeth Hay revisits favourites from her Canadian bookshelves.
On the Insidious Absence of Stories, and Bridging Ethnic Solitudes: Guest Post by Eva Stachniak
"Writing for a multicultural audience carries with it its own imperatives, the most important of which is the necessity to re-examine the obvious, inherited …
Sneak Peek: Brian Francis Reads from Natural Order (Doubleday Canada)
Following on the success of Fruit, a 2009 Canada Reads contender, Brian Francis gears up for the fall release of his latest novel Natural Order.
Imperfect People: A Book List by Caroline Adderson
"It is the imperfect people who let the light into the world."
What We've All Been Waiting For: Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2011
A look ahead to the bookish bounty of Fall 2011.
In Conversation With: Book Maven Vicki Ziegler (@bookgaga) on How to Make the Most of The 49th Shelf
Vicki Ziegler is an early adopter. Read on to learn her thoughts about oneupmanship in online reading communities—gasp!—and how she exploits The 49th …
The Literary Garden: A Book List by Merilyn Simonds
Essential books about gardens and gardening
The Canadian Children's Book Centre
Non-profit supports Canadian parents in helping their children fall in love with books and reading.
In Conversation With: Sachiko Murakami on Community Poetry Renos and ProjectRebuild.ca.
Sachiko Murakami's online community poetry project welcomes visitors to "move into" poems for the express purpose of renovating the digs. What's this? …
Pop Culture, the Literary Gateway: Guest Post by Crissy Calhoun
"So I write books about a TV series based on a book series... Believe me it’s difficult to explain."