Monthly Archives: November 2013

Canada Reads Top 10

Every year the CBC chooses Important Canadian Books and holds for a national read-along, with a champion assigned to each book who argues for its import and artistry. The new Top 10 shorter-list has been announced, based on “the one … Continue reading

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‘This is no book – who touches this touches a man’: What to do when an author is a complete and utter creep?

Should a great book be shunned because its author is a major jerk? And if the answer’s no, what about a merely good book? An author’s sweat, imagination and ideas go into a book. A part of them. “Other than … Continue reading

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Giller winner

Edmonton-based author Lynn won the $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize this week for the short story collection Hellgoing. The other finalists included St. John’s Lisa Moore for the novel Caught, Dennis Bock for the novel Going Home Again, Craig Davidson for … Continue reading

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