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Farrar, Straus and Giroux has announced that, effective January 2013, Raincoast Book Distribution will sell FSG and Graywolf titles to independent and college bookstores, Costco.ca, library wholesalers, and special markets accounts. All other Canadian trade ... Read More »

July 10, 2012 | Filed under: Book news

By Anne Fleming

Traditional narrative strategies and formal experimentation, as well as fiction and autobiography, blend comfortably in Anne Fleming’s latest collection of short stories, the delightfully titled Gay Dwarves of America. Fleming, a University of British Columbia ... Read More »

June 25, 2012 | Filed under: Fiction: Short


The Canadian Booksellers Association has revealed the shortlists for this year's Libris Awards, which recognize literary achievement as well as behind-the-scenes contributions in the book industry, as voted on by independent booksellers. This year's awards ... Read More »

May 25, 2012 | Filed under: Awards


Esi Edugyan has made the Orange Prize for Fiction shortlist. The award celebrates excellence, originality, and accessibility in women's writing. Edugyan's novel Half-Blood Blues (Thomas Allen Publishers) will compete against Anne Enright's The Forgotten Waltz, ... Read More »

April 17, 2012 | Filed under: Awards