In Review: The Week of January 6th

January 11, 2020

Happy reading in 2020! We're back at it with ALU Read the Provinces, highlighting authors across Canada: read interviews and excerpts from their books and get 15% off our selected titles until the end of the month.

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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:

British Columbia: Anna, Like Thunder by Peggy Herring (Brindle & Glass) & Nootka Sound in Harmony by Spencer Sheehan-Kalina (Rebel Mountain Press)

Alberta: Malled: Deciphering Shopping in Canada by Kit Dobson (Wolsak and Wynn) & The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning by Audrey J. Whitson (NeWest Press)

Saskatchewan: The Afterlife of Birds by Elizabeth Philips (Freehand Books) & Hiraeth by Carol Rose Daniels (Inanna Publications)

Manitoba: Even That Wildest Hope by Seyward Goodhand (Invisible Publishing) & This Has Nothing to Do With You by Lauren Carter (Freehand Books)

 

 

Stay tuned next week for more Read the Provinces features!

 

 

Around the Web

 

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~ The Canada Reads 2020 longlist was announced with five All Lit Up favourites among the nominated titles, including Dear Scarlet by Teresa Wong (Arsenal Pulp Press); The Dishwasher by Stéphane Larue, translated by Pablo Strauss (Biblioasis); Amphibian by Carla Gunn (Coach House Books); Sputnik's Children by Terri Favro (ECW Press); The Youth of God by Hassan Ghedi Santur (Mawenzi House Publishers).

~ If you had to fight a WWI poet, which should you fight a la Electric Literature.

~ A reader who didn't read any books by white authors for a whole year shares what she learned via Bustle.

 

 

 

In Case You Missed It

 

We welcomed 2020 with new bookish resolutions and reading challenges + books we're putting to the top of our TBR piles! Click here to check out what we're resolving this year.

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