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By Lesley Choyce

An enigmatic woman named Molly is the subject of prolific Nova Scotia writer Lesley Choyce’s newest novel. Raising Orion describes Molly’s childhood as the daughter of the last lighthouse keeper on an isolated island off ... Read More »

April 6, 2011 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


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

By Emily Schultz

Everyone can relate to the teenage summer: hours spent in listless anticipation of something better. Agonizingly dull days rolling into even duller nights, where it seems as though adulthood will never come, sex is so ... Read More »

July 19, 2006 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


Veteran CBC journalist Linden MacIntyre has sold Canadian rights to his new memoir to HarperCollins Canada senior editor Jim Gifford. Causeway: A Memoir recounts MacIntyre’s childhood on Cape Breton Island and how he longed to ... Read More »

March 30, 2005 | Filed under: Book news