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Arts & Entertainment

Canadian independent publishing and two coming books

A small, somewhat ordinary looking building in Fredericton, New Brunswick, is home to Canada’s oldest independent publisher. It began as a publisher of poetry books in 1954 known as Fiddlehead Poetry Books, originally funded by the University of New Brunswick. »

Arts & Entertainment

Update- Trials tribulations of trivial tribute

The silly situation concerning a tribute to a world-renowned Montreal novelist and essayist continues. For Montreal, and the mostly French-speaking province of Quebec, it’s been an embarrassing conundrum on how to honour Mordecai Richler which has long pitted Franco-Quebec separatists »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Shortlist announced for biggest historical literature prize

Biggest award in the World. Worth US $75,000, the Canadian-based Cundill prize is the most prestigious award for historical literature in the world. From an initial international submission of 159 books, the shortlist of six has just been announced. The »