The featured titles for this season range from terrifying tech giants to the comforts of home cooking.
Portraying Vietnam, he notes, can carry expectations about conflict and escape.
The book’s honesty is relentless, and its spirit of survival defies platitudes.
“There are two things that everybody can absolutely do today,” the author says. “First, make sure you protect children.”
While Daykin includes dessert recipes for good measure, this time out she prioritizes the kinds of food that keep her and her family fuelled.
Long-time reporter George Garrett's new book reveals how he recorded countless scoops in the golden age of radio.
Winners will be named at a downtown gala slated for May 11.
There is value, he notes, in connections between people that one cannot choose.
Once addicted to drugs, the behavioral neuroscientist uses her own history with illicit substances to present a unique understanding of their effects on the brain.
Festival features 55 events, including workshops, manuscript consultations, panels, readings, an opening night dance party.
The program celebrates writing and art by cisgender and transgender women, transgender men, and two-spirit and nonbinary people.
The acclaimed writer celebrates the event's panels, workshops, and readings for their ability to foster thoughtful dialogue.
He made publishing history in Canada when he secured the right to distribute Harry Potter books.
"I wanted something that sounded like those sorts of folktales that my grandfather and grandmother would tell me, and the African epics that I read, which are decidedly not western."
The long-time journalist for the Guardian uses gumshoe reporting to lay bare pharmaceutical corporations' culpability in America's opioid epidemic.
“Much of my own coming-of-age," he says, "wasn’t just a period of exploration of the books that came before me, but was really a kind of study of the institutions that were being systematically dismantled in front of me."
Here’s a handful of picks from the packed program.
Six-day festival is packed with inspiring and entertaining literary events.
Bowering's friend Margaret Atwood has said, affectionately, that he hides his real self behind a goofy act, giving “a genial imitation of a man acting like a nincompoop”.
Another Canadian who received the former president's seal of approval was Michael Ondaatje.