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In the Works

PILLOW TALK: Susan Swan’s latest novel, What Casanova Told Me, weaves together a narrative of the aging 18th-century lover with… Read More »

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GOING UNDERGROUND: Karolyn Smardz, an Ontario-based archeologist and historian, has earned a low-six-figure deal (U.S.) from Farrar, Straus and Giroux… Read More »

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ROUGHED UP: Eden Robinson has jumped from Knopf Canada to McClelland & Stewart for her next novel, Blood Sports. The… Read More »

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HARD TO FIND: Thomas Allen Publishers has signed a new novel from Cynthia Holz. A Good Man examines two complex… Read More »

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SOUL ASYLUM: McClelland & Stewart has signed a new novel from André Alexis. Set in Ottawa, Asylum follows a cast… Read More »

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POLE POSITION: Wayne Johnston’s new novel, tentatively titled The Navigator of New York, has been sold for an undisclosed sum… Read More »

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AFTER DARK: Anita Rau Badami has scored a high-six-figure deal for her next two novels with Knopf Canada. Her first,… Read More »

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BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS: Kristen den Hartog’s third novel, The Origin of Haloes, was sold at auction to Ellen Seligman at… Read More »

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CRIMES AND PASSION: Poet and novelist Maggie Helwig has sold Canadian and U.S. rights to her second novel, Between Mountains,… Read More »