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Our toughest Harry Potter quiz yet

Why don't you try your hand at the toughest Potter quiz we've come up with yet!

Lynn Johnston's life in books

On the eve of the publication of For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston, we speak to the comic artist about the literary inspirations in her life.

Film rights to Lawrence Hill's The Illegal acquired

The acclaimed Canadian author will also pen the screenplay for this project.

Ferguson library named Library of the Year

The municipal library in Ferguson made international headlines after staying open throughout last year's riots.

5 things you learn from A View from the Porch by Avi Friedman

How can we make the design of our communities smarter, healthier and more sustainable? That's the focus of Canadian architect and World Habitat Award winner Avi Friedman's latest book.

Ann-Marie MacDonald contending for $50,000 US Neustadt International Prize for Literature

MacDonald is among nine international finalists chosen for their "distinguished and continuing literary achievement."

The Little Prince debuts at Cannes to positive reviews

The French-produced computer animated movie, featuring the voices of Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, and Canadian Rachel McAdams, made its world premiere.

Margaret Atwood, Yann Martel, and other writers speak out against Bangladesh blogger murders

Since February, at least three secular bloggers in Bangladesh have been targeted and killed by Islamist extremists.

The 2015 Forest of Reading Award Winners

Acclaimed children's/YA book writers Eric Walters and Deborah Ellis are among the winners of the 2015 Forest of Reading Awards.

CBC Books 2015 summer reading list

Looking for a great book to read this summer? Here are 15 of 'em -- presenting the annual CBC Books summer reading list!