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Tanis Rideout makes her debut on this week's list with her first novel, Above All Things. For the two weeks ending June 24, 2012: 1. The Cat's Table, Michael Ondaatje (Vintage Canada, $22 pa, 9780307401427)…

July 3, 2012 | Filed under: Bestsellers

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Stieg Larsson's thrillers dominate this week's list following the release of David Fincher's U.S. remake of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Canadians Esi Edugyan and Patrick deWitt also appear with Half-Blood Blues (...

January 16, 2012 | Filed under: Bestsellers

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CBC Radio's annual battle of the books, Canada Reads, kicks off today with five celebrity panelists each defending one Canadian novel they think that Canada should read. Each day this week, one novel gets knocked…

March 2, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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At this point, you gotta wonder: has anyone in Canada not read Lawrence Hill's The Book of Negroes? Released by HarperCollins Canada more than two years ago, the book has grown from a solid word-of-mouth…

February 13, 2009 | Filed under: Awards

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National Post books editor Andy Lamey is embarking on a six-month sabbatical to work on a book of his own. Lamey says he’s been working on the project – a novel written in verse, a…

February 5, 2004 | Filed under: Awards