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If You Liked x, Read y: Historic Canadians Edition

If you liked getting an insight into Canadian life through stories of some of its famous and not-so-famous citizens in The Promise of Canada, you might like to follow it up with Geoff Mynett's  River of Mists: People on the Upper Skeena 1821-1930 (Caitlin Press).

Beautiful Books: Monument

MONUMENT by Manahil Bandukwala upturns notions of love, monumentalisation, and empire by exploring buried facets of Mughal Empress Mumtaz Mahal’s story, moving her legacy beyond the Taj Mahal. In this edition of Beautiful Books, the production team at Brick Books provi ...

Under the Cover: Immigration Journeys from the Courtroom to the Page

Writer Nancy Lam shares with us how advocating for her parents turned into advocating for immigrants in general in her capacity as an immigration lawyer, and then that going full circle; incorporating her mother's stories and struggles as a new immigrant to Canada into her n ...

Where in Canada: Night in the World

In this week's edition of Where in Canada, we are joined by Sharon English, author of  Night in the World (Freehand Books). Sharon takes us to the urban wilds that make up the Toronto Islands, where she wrote much of the novel on retreat.

Test Kitchen: Mooseballs, Brownies, and Assassins (oh, my!)

Jen and Éric Desmarais are the husband-and-wife writing team behind the new adult series The Gates of Westmeath and its first book,  Assassins! Accidental Matchmakers (Renaissance Press). They're also dynamos in the kitchen; check out their recipes for two dishes found ...

All Lit Up is Eight!

Turning eight, feeling great is what our editors thought upon waking this happy morning, because it's our eighth birthday! To celebrate, we asked the team to share a fave memory from when we were young (aka, seven).

Plus, there's an eighth birthday GIVEAWAY - read on!

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