In Review: The Week of January 13th

January 18, 2020

This week ALU Read the Provinces rolled on with eight more authors and books to discover. Cozy up this weekend with our interviews and picks!

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On the Blog


We're highlighting authors across Canada this month with ALU Read the Provinces. Check out interviews with authors in every province and territory, read excerpts from their work, and get 15% off their books until January 31!

This week on the blog:

Ontario: Hot Town and Other Stories by Janet Trull (At Bay Press) & Devil in the Woods by D.A. Lockhart (Brick Books)

Quebec:  26 Knots by Bindu Suresh (Invisible Publishing) & Blue Bear Woman by Virginia Pesemapeo Bordeleau, translated by Susan Ouriou (Inanna Publications)

Nova Scotia: What a Young Wife Ought to Know by Hannah Moscovitch (Playwrights Canada Press) & The Mean Game by John Wall Barger (Palimpsest Press)

New Brunswick: Symphony No. 3 by Chris Eaton (Book*hug Press) & Itzel by Sarah Xerar Murphy (Guernica Editions)

Stay tuned next week for more Read the Provinces features!






Around the Web

~ This UK bookstore posted photos of its empty aisles and brought in 1000 pounds worth of orders, proving that when Twitter works it really works.

~ If bookshelves are too ordinary for you, here are some ideas for organizing your home library.

~ Readers are more educated but they're also nicer says this one study. (It's science.)






What Else We're Reading

If you liked Jandy Nelson's I'll Give You the Sun try Addie Tsai's Dear Twin (Metonymy Press), an unabashedly queer YA novel about twinship, identity, and adolescent ennui.








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