This week we celebrated many things: finalists of the Trillium Book Award and the Indigenous Voices Awards, Asian Heritage Month, Short Story Month, and read a new novel that'll evoke When Everything Feels Like the Movies.
Podcast enthusiasts, give your ears a rest and your eyes a treat with four book picks based on your podcast flavour, below.
I’m a natural contrarian, a born shit-disturber. My first instinct is always to contradict: if everyone else says yes, my first thought is no. Out of politeness—an overrated Canadian quality—I don’t say these things. Instead, I save them for my writing.
I take great pleasure ... Read more
Just last year this country’s oldest independent publisher celebrated its 60th birthday. Goose Lane Editions, based in Fredericton, New Brunswick has been publishing books since 1954 but before that it was actually a literary magazine.
We’re already in the thick of Literary Festival Season, with great events like Halifax’s Word on the Street and Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival already in session or just passed. We’re here with a roundup of what’s yet to come, so clear your calendar! Things are about ... Read more
Discus was played at the earliest Olympic Games in Ancient Greece. We’re no sports experts, but it’s basically a heavy frisbee thrown vertically that no one catches (aka ancient frolf). Likewise, the art of debate, Socratic or otherwise, has been around for millenia. But un-likewise, ... Read more
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