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Condolences are pouring in for federal New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton, who died this morning from cancer. Aside from being one of the country's most passionate politicians, Layton should also be remembered as...

August 22, 2011 | Filed under: Book news


Though the NDP made significant inroads in last night's election, it wasn't enough to propel Thomas King into a seat in Parliament. The renowned author and budding politico lost badly in his hometown riding of…

October 15, 2008 | Filed under: Authors


You've got to scroll down a ways, but political columnist David Olive makes a few pointed comments on the state of book reviewing in a posting on his Toronto Star election blog. Olive does a…

May 27, 2004 | Filed under: Industry news


For librarians looking for books and other materials about First Nations peoples, some hunting and gathering skills may be required. A number of publishers – including Douglas & McIntyre, Theytus Books, and Pemmican P...

May 6, 2004 | Filed under: Authors

By Mariko Tamaki

A striking deadpan humour sets the narrative tone in Toronto writer Mariko Tamaki’s fiction debut, Cover Me. Over the course of lunch with her wise-cracking father in a downtown Chinese restaurant, narrator Traci Yamo...

February 9, 2004 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels