In Review: The Week of September 10th

This week we threw ourselves a four-day countdown party to our fourth birthday with #ALUx4, found some solutions to a common bookworm problem, and cheered for the finalists of the 2018 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize.


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On the Blog

~ ALUx4: Four Party Drinks from the Chappy Hour archives~ ALUx4: Four Things in Canadian Literature We’re Excited About ~ ALUx4: Four Memorable Moments from the Blog and Beyond~ Top 10: WWJJD (What Would Jane Jacobs Do?) Books

Around the Web

~ MobyLives has a solution to Bookworm Problem #1: reading multiple books at the same time.~ If there’s an uncracked copy of 1984 on your bookshelf you’re not alone. Here are 10 books everyone lies about reading


~ Speaking of classics, here’s what 10 books were almost titled. We think To Kill a Mockingbird‘s working title Atticus might’ve been right on the ball.

What Else We’re Reading

We’re giving a shout-out to the finalists for the 2018 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize: Lorna Crozier for What the Soul Doesn’t Want (Freehand Books), Patrick Friesen for Songen (Mother Tongue Publishing) and Rhonda Ganz for Frequent, Small Loads of Laundry (Mother Tongue Publishing).