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It's safe to say that last year's Giller Prize-winner, Vincent Lam's Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, caught some pundits off-guard. (Ahem.) This year, the peanut gallery has kept curiously mum on who will take home the ... Read More »

November 6, 2007 | Filed under: Awards


BookNet Canada, the agency that, among other things, tracks books sales across Canada (the data that Q&Q uses to assemble its bestseller lists), has started a blog. In the latest entry, BookNet president Michael Tamblyn ... Read More »

April 16, 2007 | Filed under: Book news


After a protracted review process that began almost two years ago, the Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme (ASPP) is finally getting a much-needed overhaul and budget increase. The government-sponsored ASPP was designed to assist the ... Read More »

November 17, 2006 | Filed under: Book news


Hardcover fiction1. The Summons, John Grishman $41.95 (Doubleday)2. Clara Callan, Richard B. Wright, $32 (HarperFlamingo Canada)3. Atonement, Ian McEwan, $34.95 (Knopf Canada)4. The Fiery Cross, Diana Gabaldon, $39.95 (Doubleday Canada)5. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, ... Read More »

March 15, 2004 | Filed under: Book news

By Natalee Caple

What does it mean to work for a living when money corresponds only to “the expectations of the people who handle it”? This is the question that drives much of Natalee Caple’s second novel, a ... Read More »

February 11, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels