Candy Palmater's posthumous memoir Running Down a Dream looks at life, love and laughter — read an excerpt now
The New Brunswick-born Indigenous writer-actor, comedian and broadcaster died on Dec. 25, 2021 at the age of 53. Her memoir, Running Down a Dream, will be available on Oct. 18, 2022.
How I Wrote It
Michael Barclay's Hearts on Fire is the historical deep dive every Canadian music fan deserves
The Toronto journalist and critic spoke to CBC Books about researching and exploring Canadian music history in his new nonfiction book Hearts on Fire.
Toronto publisher Margie Wolfe and B.C. poet Jan Zwicky among new Order of Canada appointees
Wolfe and Zwicky were among the 85 Canadians appointed to the Order of Canada in June 2022. The Order of Canada is considered one of Canada's highest civilian honours.
The CBC Books summer reading list: 45 cool books to read while the weather heats up
It's officially summertime! Looking for a good read? Check out this list of the buzzworthy Canadian and international fiction and nonfiction books out right now.
Lisa Bird-Wilson wins book of the year at 2022 Saskatchewan Book Awards for her novel Probably Ruby
How I Wrote It
Vancouver writer Jasmine Sealy sees beyond stereotypes in debut novel The Island of Forgetting
Margo Jefferson on her musical icons, the Black elite and the power of self-creation
Colleen Nelson, Arnolda Dufour Bowes and Louise Bernice Halfe among finalists for 2022 High Plains Book Awards
Writers' Trust relaunching Berton House writers' residency in fall 2022
25 books that highlight the beauty of Indigenous literature: 'It is time to tell our own stories our way.'
How I Wrote It
Nancy Jo Cullen muses on mortality in poetry collection Nothing Will Save Your Life
17 books for kids and young adults to read for National Indigenous History Month 2022
The bestselling Canadian books for the week of June 19-25, 2022
Daniel Sarah Karasik on why writing that counters oppression is more important than ever this Pride
Vancouver's Bill Richardson pays tribute to Canadian writer Mavis Gallant in her centenary year
The Next Chapter's mystery panel recommends 9 thriller and whodunit books to read this summer
Thomas King's novel Deep House delivers humour and pathos wrapped in a mystery
David Sedaris on his father's death, division, and choosing one thing to be terribly, terribly offended by
Tomson Highway's Laughing with the Trickster uses humour to tackle life's big questions — read an excerpt now
Pandemic letter writing project paves roadmap for a more hopeful future
Omar Mouallem, Jaspreet Singh and Glen Huser among winners of the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards
My Life in Books
6 books on Canada's residential schools recommended by Duncan McCue and the Kuper Island podcast team
Canadian kids' books This is How I Know and Firefly win 2022 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Awards