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Summer might be approaching its end, but literary festival season is just beginning! Find out what's happening near you, or even farther afield—because literary festivals make for good road trips. Just saying.

Book Cover Gather

An excerpt from a new book by author of the bestselling Dirty Apron Cookbook.

Book Cover WORRY

The Books Behind WORRY

By Jessica Westhead

Jessica Westhead recommends books that informed her work as she wrote her new novel, Worry

BooK Cover Freshly Picked

A selection of inspiring books just perfect for harvest time. 

Quick Hits: 6 Books for Teens this Fall

These new books span everything from disability and difference to grief and homelessness – and so much in between. They're important books, and gripping reads.

The Chat with Michael Crummey

Michael Crummey was recently longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel The Innocents, a haunting story of two siblings orphaned in a remote cove in Newfoundland.

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By Kerry Clare

We spotlight books generating buzz all over the web, and beyond

 

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