Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegría Hudes on her journey to writing the hit musical In the Heights
The acclaimed American playwright spoke to Eleanor Wachtel about her popular musical — and the questions of identity that inspired her new memoir, My Broken Language.
One fateful morning changed Ralph Benmergui's outlook on comedy, family and mortality
Radio and TV personality Ralph Benmergui spoke with Shelagh Rogers about looking back on his life in the memoir, I Thought He Was Dead.
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Here is the Canada Reads 2022 longlist
How Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm's poetry collection (Re)Generation turns anger into beauty
Rivka Galchen's reimagining of a 17th century witch trial is a story that speaks to our time
Comedian and author Charles Demers reviews 3 books about funny people
Amber Cowie's Last One Alive is a psychological thriller about myth and murder — read an excerpt now
My Life in Books
Alex McKinnon & Mira Burt-Wintonick of the Sorry About The Kid podcast share the books that inspired them
Michelle Good's acclaimed novel Five Little Indians looks at the legacy of residential schools
Quadriga CEO's widow Jennifer Robertson on the missing crypto millions — and what she did and didn't know
'Laughter is medicine': Brian Thomas Isaac's novel All the Quiet Places is on the Canada Reads longlist
The bestselling Canadian books for the week of Jan. 9-15, 2022
Magic 8 Q&A
Velvet Was The Night author Silvia Moreno-Garcia likes to write genre-bending novels
The book Testimonio examines the impact and legacy of Canadian mining overseas
This journalist says Canada saved him. Now, he's saving a 136-year-old Ontario newspaper
Canada Reads-longlisted author Clayton Thomas-Müller speaks up for Indigenous communities exposed to pollution
TV adaptation of Station Eleven looks at fictional post-pandemic world. Should you watch it?
U.S. poet laureate Joy Harjo pays homage to art and ancestors in her new memoir, Poet Warrior
Family memories inspired Lesley Crewe's novel The Spoon Stealer, which is on the Canada Reads 2022 longlist
Lloyd Percival: Canada's Sports Prophet
Njoki Wane's Canada Reads-longlisted memoir From My Mother's Back is a story of identity & self-actualization