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The bestselling Canadian books for the week of June 21-27, 2020

My Life in Books

8 books actor and Canada Reads panellist Kaniehtiio Horn loved reading

Cordelia Strube recommends The Middle Way by Lou Marinoff right now

In Conversation

Julie Flett is reclaiming Indigenous themes of community and language through her children's books

In Conversation

How being her authentic self helped Samra Habib write a memoir that became a Canada Reads contender

Appeals court lifts restraint on tell-all book by Donald Trump's niece

Personal Essay

After fleeing Iran as a child, Annahid Dashtgard reflects on the pandemic as a form of exile

Jael Richardson's summer book picks for kids

Here are some recommended B.C. books to throw in your beach bag this summer


Cory Doctorow and Akil Augustine discuss Canada Reads contender Radicalized

Alicia Keys speaks her truth about the high and lows of her musical career in a new book

Michael Crummey wins $25K prize for best Atlantic Canadian fiction for The Innocents

How I Wrote It

Why the poetry of Jillian Christmas examines the realities of Black queerness, femininity and community

Short Story

18-year-old Peter Ola Paul explores the notion of how conflict can bring about unity in this short story

Kim Thúy among finalists for Taste Canada awards, which recognize Canadian cookbooks and food writing

Why Megan Gail Coles wrote a novel that explores the best and worst of Newfoundland

My Life in Books

6 books that inspired Canada Reads panellist George Canyon

'We're reclaiming': A Q&A with author Jesse Thistle

Zalika Reid-Benta wins $10K Danuta Gleed Award for best first short story collection

In Conversation

Why Son of a Trickster author Eden Robinson became a writer — and how she keeps getting better

The Next Chapter children's book panel: 8 great children's books to check out this summer