Sri Lankan-Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje has been voted the Golden Man Booker Prize-winner for his 1992 historical novel The English Patient.
The number of consumers who’ve read a portion of a book before purchase continues to rise, according to a new study by BookNet Canada.
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Writer and illustrator Andrea Dorfman ends Flawed, her story of overcoming adolescent awkwardness, with a photo of herself at age 14. “With the wisdom of an older person looking back, I look at that picture now and I just love that girl so much,” Dorfman, 49, says. “As we get older we realize these differences that make us stand out are what make us unique.”
When Nimbus Publishing asked freelance writer Sarah Sawler to co-author a book with YouTube star Frankie MacDonald, they had no idea what the book would look like.
Penguin Random House Canada has signed a two-book deal with CBC Radio’s Jesse Wente. PRHC vice-president Scott Sellers and Penguin… Read More »
Fifteen new inductees to the Order of Canada have made notable contributions to Canadian literature.
Jonny is the embodiment of the type of world I want to see: one that has no qualms with 2SQness; one that has elders, mothers, grandmothers, aunties, and kin that are able to push beyond their westernized understandings of binaries; and one where Indigenous femmes, women, and 2SQ (including bisexual) are centred.
Penguin Canada publishing director Diane Turbide has acquired Canadian English rights to Don’t Call It a Cult, an account of the secretive NXIVM organization and its recently arrested founder Keith Raniere.
Robyn Harding’s Her Pretty Face takes the top spot.
June 27, 2018 at 07:15pm | Filed under: Libraries
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After 13 years, cross-Canada coverage is reinstated for Public Lending Right’s library sampling program.
June 25, 2018 at 04:12pm | Filed under: Libraries
King W. Books, a new bookstore focused on art, design, and local titles, will open in Hamilton, Ontario this September.
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The Trillium Awards were handed out at a ceremony in Toronto on June 21.
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Ullstein Verlag has acquired German rights to David Chariandy’s essay I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You and Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize–winning novel Brother.… Read More »
Dutton executive editor Maya Ziv has acquired U.S. rights to Toronto-area novelist and journalist Karma Brown’s Recipe for a Perfect… Read More »