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NO MORE SECRETS: M.G. Vassanji follows his Giller Prize-winning The Book of Secrets with a new novel, Amriika – a… Read More »

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VIRUS ALERT: Nicholas Regush’s forthcoming investigation of a viral infection that could be responsible for health problems ranging from autism… Read More »

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IN THE JAWS OF THE BLACK DOG: Cordelia Strube’s next novel will appear under Key Porter Books’ Patrick Crean Editions… Read More »

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THE DROWNING PEOPLE: Peter Unwin took inspiration for his upcoming novel from an actual historical shipwreck – in 1912 the… Read More »

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FINDLEY DIGS DEEP: With the paperback edition of Pilgrim just released, Timothy Findley is already well into his next novel,… Read More »

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A SHINING EXAMPLE: After publishing his last two novels with McClelland & Stewart, Austin Clarke has placed his next with… Read More »

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SHIPSHAPE: Derek Lundy, author of Godforsaken Sea, has been commissioned by Knopf Canada to write a second seafaring epic, The… Read More »

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GEORGICS: George Elliott Clarke is drawing on family history for his next work, a novel based on the 1949 hanging… Read More »

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MELT WITH YOU: Newfoundland author Joan Clark, who has written for both the children’s and adult markets, will further explore… Read More »

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PENT UP: Doubleday Canada’s Maya Mavjee has acquired Russell Smith’s next novel for spring 2002 publication. The satirical Muriella Pent… Read More »

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THE KILLING MOON: Biographer and novelist James King will follow up his 1999 novel Faking with another: Blue Moon, based… Read More »

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NEVERENDING STORY: Thomas Wharton, whose first novel Icefields won him international attention in 1996, has signed on with McClelland &… Read More »

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ROUGHING IT ON THE SHIELD: Journalist Jake MacDonald’s upcoming non-fiction book, The Shield, combines reportage, natural history, and personal anecdotes… Read More »

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BEHIND THE COUNTER: Biographer Patricia Phenix, author of Olga Romanov: Russia’s Last Grand Duchess (Penguin), will publish an account of… Read More »

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UNNATURAL SELECTION: Allan Levine will follow up his account of survival during the Second World War, Fugitives of the Forest… Read More »

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WALKING WOUNDED: Robert Calder, a Governor General’s Award winner for non-fiction, will describe the toll of post-traumatic stress on veterans… Read More »

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WATCH YOUR MOUTH: In a six-figure deal, Vancouver writer Nancy Richler has sold her second novel, Your Mouth is Lovely,… Read More »

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AGE OF AQUARIUS: Following her Commonwealth Prize-winning first novel, Burning Ground, Pearl Luke turns to the occult in Madame Zee.… Read More »

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A TASTE OF HISTORY: Author and CBC Ideas host Paul Kennedy recreates six historic meals, such as the Last Supper… Read More »

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WORKS OF LOVE: Winnipeg author David Bergen, whose first two novels have been published by HarperCollins Canada, has jumped to… Read More »

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RICHARDS’ RETURN: David Adams Richards takes a comic turn in his next novel, Janie, which tells of a single woman’s… Read More »

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ROMANCE SO FINE: Barbara Gowdy’s latest novel, The Romantic, has been sold sight unseen to publisher Iris Tupholme at HarperCollins… Read More »

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RWANDAN CHRONICLE: Roméo Dallaire, the retired lieutenant general whose U.N. force was caught up in the Rwandan massacre, has sold… Read More »