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ALU Summer Book Club is on! We virtually chatted with Peter McCambridge, translator and fiction editor at QC Fiction, an imprint of Baraka Books, about bringing to Eric Dupont's novel Life in the Court of Matane to English readers. Read on for a preview from the book and our ... Read more
Back at it for another year, we at All Lit Up made reading resolutions to challenge us throughout 2021. Scroll on for our reading resolutions and books in our TBR piles this year.
We can't lie...we like BIG BOOKS! After all, what's better than a hefty page-turner on a hot summer day turned long summer night spent reading until the wee hours of the morning? Check out some of these recommended reads that clock in around 400+ pages — all stories you'll ... Read more
You'd think after four literary hangovers, we'd be better at managing our awards-fuelled reading binges and calling it a night. Proving once again that moderation isn't our strong suit, we bring you our fifth annual Literary Awards Hangover, a coffee-sipping, greasy-spoonin' ... Read more
This week we Giller-ed up with shortlist-inspired nailpolish and an essay from Giller-nominated translator Peter McCambridge, interviewed book designer Megan Fildes, got some tips on researching family war history, and much more.
I don’t read a lot of articles about translation on the internet. For my money, they too often take a dry, theoretical look at a part of my life where I rely almost entirely on gut feeling. Perhaps more importantly, I usually get the impression that such articles are sucking ... Read more
This week, we interviewed authors, learned some science, shared debut reads and so much more!
We polled authors, publishers, and ALU staffers alike to see where their favourite summer reading spots are – read on to find out.
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