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The controversy surrounding this year's Governor General's Award for poetry continues apace. Yesterday, the Toronto Star devoted some ink to the story. And today, on his blog, poet (and frequent Q&Q reviewer) Zachariah Wells has ... Read More »

November 26, 2008 | Filed under: Awards

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It's the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, and their website features lists of frequently challenged books covering various eras on their website. Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale is 37th on the ALA's list of the ... Read More »

September 30, 2008 | Filed under: Book news, Libraries

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Raj Persaud, Britain's celebrity psychiatrist and media darling, is on trial for what the Guardian is calling "blatant cribs" in his 2003 book From the Edge of the Couch. Persaud is accused of passing off ... Read More »

June 18, 2008 | Filed under: Book news