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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.

When I Listen to Silence

Jean E. Pendziwol explores the wonders of daydreaming in her new picture book.

From Strength to Strength

Arthur Brooks on cracking the code to happiness in the second half of life.

Bernardine Evaristo

Award-winning author talks to Rumaan Alam about her theory of unstoppability.

Romance Novels & Attraction

Romance authors are philosophers of love. Here’s how they think about chemistry.

Remembering Harold R. Johnson

Celebrated Cree author was an influential voice among Indigenous writers in Canada.

Remembering Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar's voice was the soundtrack to hundreds of Indian films.

2022 Olympic Winter Games

Opening ceremony came less than 6 months after close of pandemic-delayed Tokyo Games.

2022 Evergreen Award

Tomson Highway, Mary Lawson and Rivka Galchen are among the 10 finalists.

Groundhog Day 2022

Ontario’s Wiarton Willie claims an early spring is on the way.

I Am Golden

Instagram fashion director Eva Chen wants to 'celebrate self-love,' combat anti-Asian hate'.

Black Cake

Charmaine Wilkerson on the secrets that shape our culture.

How High We Go in the Dark

Sequoia Nagamatsu's debut novel about a climate change virus in 2030.

Our Country Friends

Gary Shteyngart’s contribution to the burgeoning genre of the lockdown novel.

Honor

Thrity Umrigar's new novel contemplates the meaning of dignity in a dehumanizing world.

Canada Reads 2022 Contenders

Five Canada Reads champions will bring their diverse perspectives to this year's theme.

It Was Dark There All the Time

Hamilton author Andrew Hunter's new book tells the story of a woman enslaved in Canada.

Kirstin Valdez Quade

Rapid-fire book recommendations from the author of The Five Wounds.

Remembering André Leon Talley

The larger-than-life former Vogue editor was a man of grand pronouncements.

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.