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Seven Fallen Feathers author Tanya Talaga shares her 6 favourite books

The author of All Our Relations and Seven Fallen Feathers shares six of her all-time favourite books.

14 high school students share the one book they think their entire generation should read

CBC Radio's All in a Day invited Ottawa-area high school students to come on the show and make a case for the the book they think all teens should read.

18 books you heard about on CBC Radio this week

Here's a round-up of the best book and author interviews from CBC Radio from Oct. 11 to Oct. 18, 2019.

Read work from Thomas King's first poetry collection, 77 Fragments of a Familiar Ruin

Before turning 77 in 2020, the celebrated Indigenous writer has penned a collection of 77 poems about loss and reconciliation.


A novel by Kenneth Oppel.

Ismail Kadare wins 'American Nobel' $65K Neustadt International Prize

Described as the "American Nobel," the Neustadt International Prize is given every two years to a poet, novelist or playwright in recognition of their body of work.


A comic by Sylvia Nickerson.

Fraiche Food, Full Hearts

Fraiche Food, Full Hearts is a cookbook by Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer.

A guide to fall 2019 literary events with CBC

Love books? Love CBC? Here's a list of literary events CBC journalists and hosts will be involved with this fall.

Naomi K. Lewis retraces her grandfather's escape from Nazi-occupied Holland in her memoir

Tiny Lights for Travellers is a finalist for the 2019 Governor General's Literary Award for nonfiction.

The House of One Thousand Eyes

The House of One Thousand Eyes is a YA novel by Michelle Barker

Turtle Pond

Turtle Pond is a nonfiction picture book by James Gladstone, and illustrated by Karen Reczuch.
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Read an excerpt from the memoir of famed Canadian wrestler Rocky Johnson, father of Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Rocky Johnson writes about son Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in Soulman. The memoir, co-written with Scott Teal, is out Oct. 15, 2019.

Governor General's Literary Award finalist Don Gillmor writes about losing his brother to the Yukon River

Gillmor's memoir To the River tells the story of his brother's death by suicide.

14 books you heard about on CBC Radio this week

Here's a round-up of the best book and author interviews from CBC Radio from Oct. 4 to Oct. 11, 2019.