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D.C. Reid, a past president of both the Federation of B.C. Writers and the League of Canadian Poets, has taken B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell “ and, by extension, the province's librarians and publishers “ to…

September 29, 2010 | Filed under: Book news


By D.O. Dodd

JEW, the third novel by D.O. Dodd, is a disturbing and enigmatic account of identity, gender, and genocide. Dodd recontextualizes seemingly familiar historical atrocities to create an aesthetically challenging, profou...

August 30, 2010 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Michelle Berry

Though the best stories in Michelle Berry’s collection I Still Don’t Even Know You begin with predictable set-ups, they go well past the point of familiarity and push the boundaries of a reader’s com...

August 30, 2010 | Filed under: Fiction: Short


In a recent column in The Globe and Mail, Russell Smith makes an excellent case for dismantling the stereotype of traditional publishers as obstinate elitists resistant to change: Of course, everyone wants to get into...

March 26, 2010 | Filed under: Book news


Remember that rumour from this past summer that Indigo was planning to unveil a dedicated e-reading device? Well, some intrigue at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office is reviving such speculation. Yesterday, blo...

December 11, 2009 | Filed under: Book news