Quill and Quire


Spring children’s books

Some highlights of the forthcoming season are CBC radio host Bill Richardson’s new picture book, inspired by an old camp… Read More »

Spring preview: spring non-fiction

War, terrorism, racism, gangs, disease, ecological degradation, natural disasters – Canadian non-fiction has a decidedly dark tone this season. A… Read More »


Maps, memoirs, and Canadiana dominate fall non-fiction lists

Rearview mirror

Now more than ever, Canadian novelists look to the past

The fall of fiction

International bookshelves are bursting with name novelists

Thinking globally

The state of the planet a common concern in international lists

Familiar faces

It’s series titles and sequels galore in spring kids’ lists

Cities and suburbs

More fiction writers turn to the places where Canadians actually live