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  • A novelist who stalked an online critic shows us how twisted the dynamic between writers and commenters has gotten
    13 hours ago
  • This week, 11th Dimension Press launches its inaugural graphic edition, Chilly Tales, the first of what could be many anthologies of Canadian… Read More ...
    15 hours ago
  • After an American tourist got locked in to one of their bookshops, Waterstones are inviting volunteers for a sleepover. Here are ten short books you coul...
    20 hours ago
  • Staff Lemony Snicket leads an independent bookstore initiative; Tom Hanks is published in the* New Yorker;* horror fiction examined; and other news. ...
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  • The Nobel Laureate taught at the university from 1989 to 2006.
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  • Remember heroic Buck from Jack London’s Call of the Wild or Lassie in Elizabeth Gaskell’s heart-wrenching short story “The Half-Brothers?” In Han Dong’s le...
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  • Troy Jollimore thinks the question is wrong. *What’s the function of a pop song? You like it; you listen to it; it sounds good. What’s the function of a ...
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  • American Life in Poetry: Column 496 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE One of Grant Wood’s earliest paintings is of a pair of old shoes, and it hangs in the ...
    2 weeks ago
  • It’s book-launch season and I’ve been to about a dozen already this fall. On Tuesday I attended an extra special launch that celebrated the 60th birthday o...
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  • We settled on ‘violence’ as the theme for Magma 62 since it seemed a stark contrast to the “big safe themes”, as Paul Farley might call them, that sprang e...
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  • THE RUSTY TOQUE - RUSTY TALK: Sara Jane Strickland interviews Alex Leslie Alex Leslie on revision: “Revision is my favourite part. I print it all out. I...
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  • *A Conjoined Book: Aftermath & Become Tree, Become Bird* by Karla Kelsey. Omnidawn Publishing, $17.95. Reviewed by Catherine Kyle In Karla Kelsey’s *A Co...
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