- Martin Sheen comes to Canada to shoot Anne of Green Gables TV movie.
- Russian Book Chamber opposes government’s proposal to mandate ebook versions of all titles for national digital library.
- Carmine Starnino on “the estrangement of Québécois literature.”
- George R.R. Martin jumps on adult colouring book bandwagon with A Game of Thrones–themed title.
- Quebecor sells book and music retailer Archambault to bookstore chain Renaud-Bray.
- Baileys Prize winner Ali Smith on challenging the male canon.
- Illustrator Chris Riddell is the U.K.’s new children’s laureate.