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Book Lovers

Big city devotees find romance in a small town in Emily Henry's 'Book Lovers.'

Jamie Chai Yun Liew

In her debut, Jamie Chai Yun Liew explores identity and belonging through ghosts.

The No-Show

Beth O'Leary's latest is more romantic dramedy with a side of mystery than zany romcom.

Trust

Pulitzer Prize finalist Hernan Diaz investigates the joys and mysteries of the framed narrative.

Remembering Neal Adams

Trailblazing comic book creator helped bring some revolutionary changes to the industry.

Cane | Fire

Shani Mootoo’s return to poetry reimagines her family history and journeys across continents.

Elon Musk & Twitter

The story of Twitter and Elon Musk feels a little like a tale of unrequited love.

Alice Walker

Prolific writer is one of the most renowned and complex public figures of her generation.

Remembering Steven Heighton

He received Governor General's Literary Award for poetry for The Waking Comes Late.

The Memory Librarian

Janelle Monáe's 'Dirty Computer' comes alive in a new collection of stories.

Remembering Henry Patterson

He wrote 85 books, mostly thrillers and spy stories, using the pseudonym Jack Higgins.

Essential Ingredients

Carol Rose GoldenEagle's poetry collection explores the power of parenting.

Margo Jefferson

She’s one of the boldest cultural critics of the past 50 years.

Read Dangerously

Azar Nafisi on 'The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times.'

Chloé Cooper Jones

The author of Easy Beauty on writing about disability and engaging with beauty.

Quentin Blake donates images

The Roald Dahl illustrator's posters are for children to colour while at vaccine centres.

Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick says 'I Color Myself Different' in his first children's book.

Canada Reads 2022

Five Little Indians by Michelle Good, championed by Christian Allaire, is the winner.

Young Mungo

Douglas Stuart's novel is a coming-of-age story about a gay, working-class boy.

Life in the City of Dirty Water

To turn his life story into a book, Clayton Thomas-Müller had to come back home.

Tell Me Everything

Writer Erika Krouse on her time as a private investigator.

The Power of Regret

Author Daniel H. Pink on how looking backward moves us forward.

On Consolation

Michael Ignatieff reflects on the consequences of the enduring disruption in the supply chain.

2022 Lambda Literary Awards

Ivan Coyote, Hiromi Goto, Lee Lai & Alix Ohlin among Canadians shortlisted.

2022 International Booker Prize Longlist

International Booker prize announces longlist ‘tracing ring around the world’.

2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Celebrating excellence, originality, and accessibility in writing by women in English.

Remembering Duvall Hecht

He was the audiobook pioneer and founder of Books on Tape.

Out of the Sun

Esi Edugyan's latest is an illuminating look at race, art & literature through the centuries.

George Saunders

Author of eleven books on overcoming uncertainty in writing.

Secrets of the Sprakkar

Author and Icelandic first lady Eliza Reid's idea of perfect happiness is being with family.

The Swells

Montreal author Will Aitken expertly cruising through satiric waters.

The Magnolia Palace

Author Fiona Davis transforms New York City’s architectural history into winning fiction.

Where to start with James Joyce

This month marking the centenary of Ulysses and 140 years since Joyce’s birth.