In Review: The Week of August 15th
We're going Presidential this weekend with our CanLit recommendations. Feel free to pass this on to Mr. Obama if anyone's talking to him. We'll just be hanging at the beach, reading as per usual. Happy weekend!See more details below
On the Blog
~ Cherie Dimaline, author of our August pick A Gentle Habit, shares some insight into her creative process
~ We get crafty in our Do-Lit-Yourself column, creating a charm bracelet inspired by the characters from the various stories in A Gentle Habit
~ We're making connections in this month's Chappy Hour: between A Gentle Habit and The Brave Never Write Poetry. Plus drinks.
Beach Reads & Writerly Inspiration
~ The multi-talented Malka Marom is this month's Writer's Block columnist
~ We're heading to the beach this weekend and taking along Mountain Girl, our #fridayreads pick this week
Around the Web
~ Just as we've always suspected: Melville House reports on the correlation between reading and living longer
~ Squeezing in a last summer holiday before fall hits? Electric Literature graphs the ultimate reading list based on your destination
~ Emma Watson announces the Sept/Oct pick for her book club, Our Shared Shelf, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (Knopf)
What Else We're Reading
In a special edition of our weekend recommendations, we're suggesting some CanLit titles to President Barack Obama after his summer reading list was released this week. Or to Prime Minister Trudeau if he's interested!
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