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As willed by the author, the first volume of Mark Twain's autobiography was released for the first time on Monday, 100 years after his death. Yet even before its release, the Autobiography of Mark Twain,…

November 16, 2010 | Filed under: Book news

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On Tuesday, while reporting on the fate of Al Purdy's cottage, Q&Q contacted the famous poet's old school, Trenton High School in Trenton, Ontario. According to physics teacher Eric Lorenzen, who recently dug out ...

October 13, 2010 | Filed under: Book news

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The Halifax literary scene experienced a mild shakeup with the announcement late last week of a new executive director for the city’s annual Word On The Street festival. Marie-France LeBlanc, who has a backgroun...

May 19, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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It's the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, and their website features lists of frequently challenged books covering various eras on their website. Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale is 37th on the ALA's...

September 30, 2008 | Filed under: Book news, Libraries

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School’s out (almost), and this week’s bestseller listings cover the top 20 juvenile fiction titles for the two weeks ending June 15, 2008, as tracked by BookNet Canada’s BNC SalesData. Looks like th...

June 23, 2008 | Filed under: Book news