Cordelia Strube has won the CBC Literary Competition for her play Mortal and the Toronto Arts Foundation Protege Award and she has been shortlisted for the Prix Italia and the Governor General's Award. Her previous novels include Milton's Elements, Dr. Kalbfleisch and the Chicken Restaurant, Planet Reese and Lemon, which was longlisted for the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize and shortlisted for the 2010 Trillium Award.
Whether you're of the "New Year, New Me" mindset or simply want to cook more or procrastinate less, we've rounded up four books for four common resolutions to help you get there.
From romantic love to canine-human friendship, we're celebrating all kinds of love this week with our roundup of Top 10 literary couples.
It's that last week before the big "S" starts for lots of families across the country, and the big "F" (Fall publishing season, that is), comes for US ALL. Embrace the temporary lull with this week's two great literary events.
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It’s peak book award season, and between the Giller Prize, Governor General’s Awards, Writers’ Trust Awards, we thought it was high time to hand out some awards of our own: books from this year we think may have been looked over by the juries (no blame to juries: they ... Read more
The Thanksgiving leftovers are gone and the Halloween candy is everywhere, tempting us at every turn. If you, like us, need a distraction from the candy calling your name everywhere you go, read on for this week's book news and recommendations.
It’s that time of year again, the one that kids loathe and parents love: back to school. Whether you’re living it or remembering it, school will bring forth a lot of memories for everyone, both good and bad. In today’s Top 10 we’re reminiscing some of our school memories ... Read more
With summer in full swing, take advantage of the long evenings and head on out to one of these great events (bonus: no capital cities edition!).
Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, ... Read more
Whether we're heading to the cottage or a desert in Morocco, ALU staffers all have one thing in common this summer: we've all got a long list of books that we'll be taking along with us on our summer vacations. Read on to find out our top picks (we all had a hard time narrowing ... Read more
Spring is almost here and that means two things: new books hitting the shelves, and March Break comes around as a reminder of what kids can be like at home with nothing to do (summer holidays are not that far off!).
We’ve combined these two things to create a spring preview ... Read more
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