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The fiction selection for the first half of 2020 is shaping up beautifully! Here's what we're excited about.

 The Chat with Moez Surani

The Chat with Moez Surani

By Trevor Corkum

Moez Surani’s fourth book, Are the Rivers in Your Poems Real, is out now with Book*hug Press. It’s a collection of playful, political, urgent poems that ask us to reconsider our relationship to po …

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Recent books exploring Black history, Black futures, and experiences of being Black right now.

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We're excited to be looking ahead to books for young readers, including picture books, middle grade, and YA titles.

Reconciliation Through Education: Reading Jesse Thistle's From the Ashes with Senior Grades

Jesse Thistle’s memoir, From the Ashes, took me on a heartbreaking journey of his life as a homeless Indigenous man. His resilience as he battled substance abuse and poverty (and eventually earned h …

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Poems to Return To

By Matthew Gwathmey

A playful and wide-ranging recommended reading list—with dogs, poems that talk to each other, impossible plays and fridge magnet letters that spell it all out—by Matthew Gwathmey, whose debut coll …

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By Rob Wiersema

Indie booksellers from coast to coast tell us the books they can't stop recommending to their customers

The Chat

By Trevor Corkum

Great writers from across the country sit down with us to talk about their books, and the stories behind them

The Recommend

By Kiley Turner

Authors and avid readers in the know love up their favourite Canadian reads

On Our Radar

By Kerry Clare

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

 

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