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It's safe to say that last year's Giller Prize-winner, Vincent Lam's Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures, caught some pundits off-guard. (Ahem.) This year, the peanut gallery has kept curiously mum on who will take home the ... Read More »

November 6, 2007 | Filed under: Awards


BookNet Canada, the agency that, among other things, tracks books sales across Canada (the data that Q&Q uses to assemble its bestseller lists), has started a blog. In the latest entry, BookNet president Michael Tamblyn ... Read More »

April 16, 2007 | Filed under: Book news


After a protracted review process that began almost two years ago, the Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme (ASPP) is finally getting a much-needed overhaul and budget increase. The government-sponsored ASPP was designed to assist the ... Read More »

November 17, 2006 | Filed under: Book news


Hardcover fiction1. The Summons, John Grishman $41.95 (Doubleday)2. Clara Callan, Richard B. Wright, $32 (HarperFlamingo Canada)3. Atonement, Ian McEwan, $34.95 (Knopf Canada)4. The Fiery Cross, Diana Gabaldon, $39.95 (Doubleday Canada)5. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, ... Read More »

March 15, 2004 | Filed under: Book news

By Natalee Caple

What does it mean to work for a living when money corresponds only to “the expectations of the people who handle it”? This is the question that drives much of Natalee Caple’s second novel, a ... Read More »

February 11, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Cathy Beveridge

Twelve-year-old Jolene is a straight-A student who flies under the radar most of the time, afraid to take chances. Her twin brother, on the other hand, takes calculated risks in life and reaps the rewards, ... Read More »

November 26, 2003 | Filed under: Book news