CBC Bookie Awards: Vote for the Top Spine-Tinglers, Page-Turners and Tear-Jerkers

CBC’s annual Bookie Awards are here! While previous editions of the Bookie Awards have included more traditional categories, this year the CBC has put a new spin on things by asking for nominee and category suggestions from readers. It’s the “people’s choice” of literary awards, so why not put the categories in the hands of […]

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Bookmarks: November 9th Edition

1. This week was a busy one in terms of book award announcements! The longlist was revealed for one of Canada’s largest non-fiction prizes, the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. Some highlights include: A Season in Hell: My 130 Days in the Sahara with Al Qaeda by Robert Fowler, and Straphanger: Saving Our Cities […]

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Bookmarks: October 19th Edition

1. We could not begin this week’s Bookmarks without saying how happy and excited we are for Hilary Mantel, who won The Man Booker Prize on Tuesday for her historical fiction novel Bring Up the Bodies! As mentioned in an earlier edition of Bookmarks, Mantel was one of five shortlisted authors nominated for the prestigious […]

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