For some of us, it is a time of heightened social awareness. Among the creative class in Canada, social issues are influencing projects.
Divorce memoirs are a tricky proposition.
It’s likely trite to say, but unavoidable: Neil Gaiman is probably the closest the writing world gets to a rock star.
How much do we really know about the sea that laps at our very own shores, providing a scenic and generally tranquil backdrop to Vancouver’s busy streets?
The Toronto-based poet and novelist pinpoints moments of levity and anguish as survivors strive to make peace with unchanging brute fact.
As one of the founding members of Blondie, the author and photographer had a front-row seat for the American punk movement.
With great power comes great responsibility. And so on.
I’ve yet to see a selected or collected emails of some famous writer, but of course that day can’t be far off.
The celebrated Vancouver writer turns from nonfiction to fiction for the first time.
There’s a lot out there in the world that can hurt us.
Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything, provides a road map to make it happen.
U.S. presidential candidate Gary Hart’s alleged infidelities ushered in a new era of political reporting.
Matt Rader pulls emotional truths out of bare facts.
A new book offers everything you need to know about the business of daily broadsheets and tabloids.
Urban lives overlap in Dionne Brand’s new novel.
While Girl Runner is not a sports book by any stretch of the imagination, it subtly touches on the prejudices facing women in sport.
Pulitzer-winning author Lawrence Wright details the 1978 summit between Israel, Egypt, and the U.S. in a crisp and electrifying manner.
There’s apparently no dark side, no counterbalance to the incredible string of accomplishments that led to the astronaut's first steps on the moon.
Similar to Girls, whose success is predicated on its relatability to millennials, Not That Kind of Girl feels like a collective experience in many ways.
Terrible things happen in Jane Smiley’s beguiling new novel.
The Fernie-based author's new novel offers an alluring study in contrasts.
If you’ve ever wondered why your to-do list fills you with dread or why texting a friend feels like such an effort, this is the book for you.
The Kingston-based author nearly redeems CanLit from its excess of the everyday.
MacDonald’s effortless ability to quickly spin pathos into humour makes the suffering of her characters humane and never heavy-handed.
Cross-dressing and gender-bending are not normally associated with highly conservative societies.