In Review: The Week of January 20th
This week All Lit Up Read the Provinces wraps up with eight authors from the Newfoundland, PEI, Northwest Territories, and Yukon. Plus, bookish Twitter divided again, and more, below.See more details below
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:
Around the Web
~ The age-old question: to inscribe or not to inscribe? A blog called Dedicated To… collects intriguing inscriptions inside secondhand books imagining the past lives of its inscribers.
~ In other book-vandalism news, cutting books in half to make them easier to carry has polarized bookish Twitter.
~ Be a "better" reader with these four steps that include choosing your books with intention and putting away the ones you just can't get into.
What Else We're Reading
If Greg Rhyno's To Me You Seem Giant (NeWest Press) Canrock love letter of a novel hit all the right nostalgic notes, try Randy Nikkel Schroeder's Arctic Smoke (NeWest Press), an absurdist, cyberpunk novel about a 30-year-old ex-punk on a coked-up, counter-counterculture adventure.
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