Frank Herbert’s novel, now adapted for cinema, is science fiction’s answer to Lord of the Rings.
2021 Governor General's Literary Awards
Ivan Coyote, David A. Robertson & Julie Flett among finalists.
The Christmas Pig
In J.K. Rowling’s latest fantasy novel, illustrated by Jim Field, pigs do fly.
How sex, love and riot grrrl music inspired Zoe Whittall's latest novel.
2021 Nobel Prize in Literature
Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah from Zanzibar has become the new laureate.
Dave Eggers on escaping corporate tech and the irreplaceable role of indie bookstores.
2021 Toronto Book Awards
Kim Echlin won the $10,000 prize for Speak, Silence.
Last House on Needless Street
In this creepy house by Catriona Ward, no one's who you think they are.
Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Crossroads’
A mellow, ’70s-era heartbreaker that starts a trilogy.
Youth4Climate Event in Milan
Greta Thunberg's speech hits hard at 'empty words and promises.'
Richard Powers’ thirteenth novel is a follow-up to 2018’s The Overstory.
Beyond the “Whodunnit”
Paula Hawkins on the importance of gray areas in crime novels.
The Book of Form and Emptiness
Ruth Ozeki's latest is about the power of books to heal.
2021 National Book Awards (US)
National Book Foundation announced their longlist for fiction.
In The Country Of Others
Leïla Slimani's latest is a study of how people behave when they're not amongst their own.
Is the original Pinocchio actually about lying and very long noses?
With Harlem Shuffle, the author moves from heavy historical fiction to a heist.
Rob Reich on 'Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot'.
Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021
Women’s prize for fiction goes to Susanna Clarke’s ‘mind-bending’ Piranesi.
2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist
The prize highlights the very best in Canadian fiction year after year.
Love after the End
Joshua Whitehead and Darcie Little Badger talk about Indigenous speculative fiction.
Beautiful World, Where Are You
Sally Rooney and love in the time of general systems collapse.
Louise Glück: Poems 1962-2020
A new collection of Nobel prize winner's work brilliantly showcases beauty of her writing.
All In: An Autobiography by Billie Jean King
The groundbreaking tennis champ on her fight to end gender discrimination.
CBC Massey Lectures – Esi Edugyan
Two-time Giller winner Esi Edugyan brings Black historical figures out of the shadows.
Velvet Was the Night
Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Velvet Was the Night is a thrillingly fresh take on a hard-boiled classic.
Remembering Maki Kaji
Maki Kaji was the creator of the popular numbers puzzle Sudoku.
Ones Who Don't Say They Love You
Stories of a New Orleans that's all but lost by Maurice Carlos Ruffin.
Losing Eden: Why Our Minds Need the Wild
Lucy Jones on the relationship between the natural world and the human psyche.
Four Thousand Weeks
At best, we’re on Earth for – so why do we lose so much time to online distraction?
Darrel J. McLeod
Cree author on teaching at a school in Yekooche and returning to one’s heritage.
Elon Musk biography
Steve Jobs’ biographer Walter Isaacson is writing a book about Elon Musk.
Stephen King pays his dues in a ‘one last job’ novel.