Ian Williams reflects on being Black in Canada in essay collection Disorientation — read an excerpt now
Disorientation by Ian Williams is a finalist for the 2021 Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.
The bestselling Canadian books for the week of Oct. 17-23, 2021
Bestseller lists are compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales stats from over 260 Canadian independent stores.
Caroline Adderson wrote a middle-grade novel about kids coping with the COVID-19 pandemic
Silvia Moreno-Garcia among winners for Aurora Awards, celebrating Canadian science fiction & fantasy writing
Sidura Ludwig, Rachel Matlow, Gordon Korman finalists for $10K Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish literature
Katherena Vermette's The Strangers is a powerful story about family and perseverance — read an excerpt now
After blockbuster book The Marrow Thieves, 'peer pressure' led Cherie Dimaline to pen sequel Hunting by Stars
Frank Herbert's Dune novels were heavily influenced by Middle Eastern, Islamic cultures, says scholar
Gary Barwin and Rebecca Clifford among 2021 Canadian Jewish Literary Award winners
Darrel J. McLeod reflects on how colonization impacted his Cree family in book Peyakow — read an excerpt now
'The truth about the race card': Vivek Shraya asks the hard questions through poetry
Miriam Toews' novel Fight Night puts the spotlight on faith, love and family — read an excerpt now
What noise is doing to our brains
Douglas Coupland wants to make our brains feel different
New documentary series celebrating Canadian literature to air on CBC Gem
Book club introduces newcomers to Indigenous storytelling, history
Tessa McWatt's novel The Snow Line captures how the 2008 financial crisis forever changed who we are
Dune offers everything you could want in a sci-fi epic, except closure
Five Little Indians by Michelle Good wins Forest of Reading Evergreen Award for best title for adults
Fear of abandonment: Is life too short to stick with boring books and TV shows?
This photojournalist faked an entire book to highlight how hard it is to spot misinformation
The haunted, homophobic history of Toronto is a real-life horror story