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Cornbread & Poppy

Matthew Cordell offers a mouse’s tale that’s perfect for the youngest of readers.

Honouring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

About the significance of Dr. King’s extraordinary work and devotion to principle.

To Paradise

Hanya Yanagihara's 'To Paradise' packs a staggering amount into its alternate histories.

Canada Reads 2022 Longlist

Inspiring readers to reflect on community and who we are in the world we live in.

Wahala

In Nikki May's sharply observed debut novel intimacy at times morphs into enmity.

No One Is Talking About This

Patricia Lockwood’s debut novel delves into our collective internet consciousness.

Arriving Today

WSJ columnist Christopher Mims takes a close look at the global supply chain.

The Power of Fun

Popular science writer Catherine Price says to stop scrolling, put down your phone and play.

Increase your EQ

Focusing on emotional intelligence, these titles offer insight for managing emotions.

Remembering Betty White

Remembering the smart, sharp, naughty Betty White.

“Brown Girls” by Daphne Palasi Andreades

A daring debut that follows its characters through life and beyond.

Remembering Desmond Tutu

South African cleric won the Nobel Peace Prize, helped bring down apartheid.

James Webb Space Telescope

World's most powerful telescope on quest to uncover universe's mysteries.

Remembering Joan Didion

Didion was one of the most distinctive and influential contemporary writers.

The Sentence

Louise Erdrich posits that maybe ghosts are just as human as they were in life.

Fake Accounts

Writer and critic Lauren Oyler skewers the needy posturing of our online selves.

Rick Mercer on Talking to Canadians

Rick Mercer's new memoir reflects on a life building rapport with others.

Remembering bell hooks

Prolific writer shaped popular and academic discourse starting in the 1970s.

'Out of Office'

Petersen and Warzel on the rare opportunity to rethink the shape of work life.

Remembering Anne Rice

The legendary writer of over thirty books lived as large as her gothic fiction.

A Snake Falls To Earth

Author Darcie Little Badger tackles real life issues in a fantastical world.

David A. Robertson

The prolific author has had books on the bestsellers lists for a combined 118 weeks.

My Body

Emily Ratajkowski is a woman looking at society looking at her.

Leonard Cohen: On a Wire

Graphic novelist Philippe Girard on drawing the life of Leonard Cohen.

Dream Street

Ekua Holmes and Elam Walker based their first book on their childhood neighbourhood.

Shruti Swamy

Shruti Swamy explores what characters do and what they desire with equal attention.

Wish You Were Here

Famed author Jodi Picoult novelizes the pandemic in new book.

Stephen Sondheim in His Own Words

Remembering the musicals maestro as he talks about rhyme, reviews and risk.

Margaret Atwood

Canada Post has a new commemorative stamp to honour celebrated author.

My Best Mistake

Embracing mistakes can save you from the jaws of defeat, says Terry O'Reilly.

Hilary Leichter

Author of Temporary on joy, self-trust, and the “two rooms” of creation and publishing.

2021 Governor General's Literary Awards

Norma Dunning wins English-language fiction award for her short story collection Tainna.

An Outsider's Guide to Humans

Scientist and author Camilla Pang turns her memoir into an instruction manual for life.

Reading Around New York

Photos drawn from The Times’s photo archive show that there’s no place too busy for a book.

2021 World Fantasy Awards

Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson wins for best novel.

Five Tuesdays in Winter

Lily King further demonstrates her range in this wonderfully absorbing first collection.

The 2021 Booker Prize

Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize with 'tour de force' novel The Promise.

The Night the Lights Went Out

How Drew Magary rediscovered himself after 'The Night the Lights Went Out.'

Facts About the Real "Maid"

Stephanie Land's novel is so much more than the TV series.

What is the Metaverse?

Neal Stephenson's novel Snow Crash first mentioned the metaverse in 1992.

The Ottomans by Marc David Baer

The Ottoman empire as an inseparable part of the history of Europe.

Remembering Jerry Pinkney

The beloved, award-winning illustrator was a legend in children's publishing.