Michael Kaan gained perspective on hardship after reading his father’s journals chronicling boyhood struggles during the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong.
The annual 11-day event is at least nominally about poetry—spoken word, rap, words-and-music collaborations, and slam—but at its heart it’s really about transformation.
The last time the Booker Prize winner was in town, she drew a standing-room-only crowd.
If you’re feeling like this season has been little more than a dank grey off-ramp from a miserably frigid winter, you can always take shelter in one of the fine books coming out now.
He wrote sensitively about the struggles that indigenous people face in modern Canada.
Here are the nominees in the seven categories recognized by these prestigious awards.
Created in 1975 by five Canadian women, the Vancouver-based journal has a long and storied history.
By the end of the 265 urgent, breathless, inspired pages of his latest book, you might actually feel weirdly uplifted.
“One of the gifts of getting older,” she says, “is that I’ve rediscovered my sense of humour."
The volunteer-run book room launches this Friday (February 3) with over 400 women-authored titles.