Jean Kwok on "Searching for Sylvie Lee"

How well do we truly know our loved ones? Learn more about the smart literary thriller you want to read this summer...

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Tim Murphy: The books that brought me to Baghdad

Murphy explains what informed the writing of best of the month pick, Correspondents...

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The 2019 Amazon Canada First Novel Award winner

Casey Plett wins the Amazon Canada First Novel award for Little Fish.

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The many reconfigurations of "Rabbits for Food"

Binnie Kirshenbaum's latest follows a writer succumbing to crippling depression, who is then institutionalized. Hilarious, right?! Actually, it is. Here, Kirshenbaum describes her process for piecing a book together, including this acerbic literary treat.

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That's some catch, that Catch-22

Tonight marks the premiere of George Clooney's six-part adaptation of Joseph Heller's Catch-22. We revisit the book, and look at six descendants (or cousins) of Heller's mad, mad, mad, mad masterpiece.

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Best books of May: Literature and fiction

A lyrical, morally complex family saga; an uproarious and provocative work of satire; a sobering story set right after 9/11, and a heart-wrenching but hopeful yarn.

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Writing the West, and Other Myths

A good yarn is a good yarn...Pete Fromm, author of Best of the Month pick, A Job You Mostly Won't Know How to Do, on why literary labels shouldn't matter.

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Books We Are Talking About

“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” -- Groucho Marx

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Why I Wrote "Daisy Jones" the Way I Did

The author of "Daisy Jones & the Six" tells us why she wrote the book as an oral history. And why it worked. 

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The Woman Who Spoke Woman: The Power of Cecelia Ahern’s “Roar”

Love, Rosie author Cecelia Ahern lets everywoman have her voice in her hilariously wise stories in Roar.

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Rachel Howard on "The Risk of Us"

In this powerful, punch-in-the-heart novel about motherhood, Rachel Howard illuminates "a place where pain and beauty stand side by side."

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Best Books of April: Literature & Fiction

Plimpton Prize-winning author Isabella Hammad has penned an impressive debut; Tracy Garvis Graves gives us an unusual rom-com read; Lydia Fitzpatrick has written a brutal but beautifully told story of love, loyalty, and home, and more...

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Angie Kim on "Miracle Creek"

This unusual whodunit is "a deep dive into the lives of immigrant families and of parents of children with special needs and illnesses, both groups isolated and exhausted by the sacrifices they’ve had to make, desperate for connection."

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Lydia Fitzpatrick on "Lights All Night Long"

Learn more about one of the most impressive debuts we've read this year...

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Unconditional Love Wins: Tracey Garvis Graves on "The Girl He Used to Know"

The unusual (and delightful) rom-com read you need right now...

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