With the inability to travel right now, many of us are looking for ways to escape our current reality. I can promise you this: these five books will take you further than your daily walk ever could—to surreal places ruled by the imagination, where, for better or worse, dream ... 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
We polled authors, publishers, and ALU staffers alike to see where their favourite summer reading spots are – read on to find out.
You've been following along all this time, so the day nine edition of #unwrapALU is all about deserving to kick your feet up after a life well-lived. One such life-liver is a circumnavigator who decides to cease circumnavigating, and befriends a fox while living in the woods ... Read more
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