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First Fiction Friday: Mona Høvring's Because Venus Crossed an Alpine Violet on the Day that I Was Born

Acclaimed Norwegian author Mona Høvring's  Because Venus Crossed an Alpine Violet on the Day that I Was Born (Book*hug Press) has won multiple awards in Norway, and now for the first time, the novel (and the first of Høvring's books) has been translated into Englis ...

Intergenerational Trauma, Persian Carpets, and Belonging in Stella’s Carpet: An Interview with Lucy E.M. Black

When she began writing Stella's Carpet (Now or Never Publishing), author Lucy E.M. Black started by recording remembered stories from her parents who had lived through the ravages of World War II. With this as her point of reference, she draws the immigrant experience th ...

All Queued Up: Your Bookish Fall Lineup, Week 4

All Queued Up is a weekly roundup of new indie books for your fall TBR. Discover new titles, add them to your All Lit Up wishlist or buy them here, or find them at your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local* feature. Get ready to unplug with some bookish entertainment ...

Where in Canada: A Magical Romance in Toronto—André Alexis's Ring

André Alexis's genre-bending novel Ring (Coach House) is a literary love letter, a magical romance that takes readers on a tour of Toronto—from Rosedale to Parkdale, the Gardiner Ceramics Museum to Nathan Phillips Square, the novel follows Gwenhwyfar and Tancred a ...

Under the Cover: Lesley Krueger on Women’s History Month and her novel Time-Squared

Taking us under the cover of her latest novel Time Squared (ECW Press)—"a time travel book centring on the role of women over the centuries"—Lesley Krueger discusses the perpetual seesawing of women's progress towards equality through history to present day, from cor ...

All Lit Up Fall Preview 2021: Staff Picks

From literary debuts to gothic short stories and performance poetry, here's a list of staff picks to stave off our end-of-summer blues.


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