What a Friend We Have

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What a Friend We Have

posted by CAROL BRUNEAU, Dec 22/16

Fiction by Carol Bruneau comments      0


Five local must-reads

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Five local must-reads

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Dec 15/16

Baby overlords, feminists, ghost stories and more. comments      0


How to be in 2017

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How to be in 2017

posted by ERIN WUNKER, Dec 15/16

Resisting normalizing oppression in everyday life. comments      1


Review: Snapback Volume 1: Fuseki

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Review: Snapback Volume 1: Fuseki

posted by ADAM FISKE, Dec 1/16

by Christian DeWolf (christiandewolf.com) comments      0


Pop culture with <i>Two Brown Girls</i>

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Pop culture with Two Brown Girls

posted by ALLIE GRAHAM, Nov 17/16

Local initiative aims to bring the hosts of the pop culture podcast to town. comments      1


How to be a feminist killjoy

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How to be a feminist killjoy

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Nov 10/16

Acadia prof Erin Wunker is launching the handbook. comments      0


Guyleigh Johnson asks readers to <i>Expect the Unexpected</i>

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Guyleigh Johnson asks readers to Expect the Unexpected

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Nov 10/16

“I thought that if I was able to tell these stories, people would know ‘I’m not alone.’” comments      0


A witchy chat with author Ami McKay

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A witchy chat with author Ami McKay

posted by REBECCA DINGWELL, Oct 31/16

The Nova Scotia-based writer just released her latest novel, The Witches of New York. comments      0


Rocky Jones’ revolutionary words

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Rocky Jones’ revolutionary words

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Sep 29/16

Burnley “Rocky” Jones’ autobiography launches this weekend, giving an opportunity to reflect on his life and work. comments      0


<i>Salvage</i>, Stephen Maher’s South Shore murder mystery

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Salvage, Stephen Maher’s South Shore murder mystery

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Aug 11/16

Celebrated journalist’s attention is on a boat in his new novel. comments      1


The journey of a bad singer

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The journey of a bad singer

posted by ASHLEY CORBETT, Aug 4/16

Tim Falconer to tell Halifax why he loves to sing, but isn’t very good at it. comments      0


Christy Ann Conlin makes a spirited return with <i>The Memento</i>

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Christy Ann Conlin makes a spirited return with The Memento

posted by TARA THORNE, May 26/16

Haunting story is her first novel since Heave, 14 years ago. comments      0


Reason and rhyme: meet Rebecca Thomas, Halifax’s poet laureate

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Reason and rhyme: meet Rebecca Thomas, Halifax’s poet laureate

posted by LINDSAY GLOADE-RAINING BIRD, Mar 24/16

A slam poet and activist who delivers melodic, witty and damning truths, Thomas is Halifax’s first Indigenous poet laureate. comments      1


Clarke’s spirit

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Clarke’s spirit

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Mar 10/16

Canada’s poet laureate comes home to deliver the Cyril Byrne Lecture. comments      0


The queer history of tarot card readings

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The queer history of tarot card readings

posted by LEWIS RENDELL, Feb 25/16

A Q&A with tarot reader and author Oliver Pickle comments      0


Hurt, hope, healing and the NS Home for Colored Children

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Hurt, hope, healing and the NS Home for Colored Children

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Jan 14/16

Wanda Taylor's new book is a history of our shared failure. comments      1


Raise a glass for Alistair

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Raise a glass for Alistair

posted by LEWIS RENDELL, Oct 1/15

Alistair MacLeod is honoured with a cross-Canada party comments      0


Clyde A. Wray is paying attention

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Clyde A. Wray is paying attention

posted by ADRIA YOUNG, Aug 20/15

The Fredericton poet says “feelings aren’t going to kill you.” comments      0


Leah-Simone Bowen takes you into <i>The Hallway</i>

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Leah-Simone Bowen takes you into The Hallway

posted by KATE WATSON, Aug 20/15

And after the play reading, she’ll be there to talk about it. comments      0


Review: The Brief Reincarnation of a Girl

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Review: The Brief Reincarnation of a Girl

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Jun 18/15

by Sue Goyette (Gaspereau) comments      0


Half-heard, Chapter 33

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Half-heard, Chapter 33

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Apr 23/15

Our serial novel's penultimate chapter comments      0


Half-heard, Chapter 32

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Half-heard, Chapter 32

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Apr 9/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, Chapter 33

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Half-heard, Chapter 33

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Apr 9/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, Chapter 31

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Half-heard, Chapter 31

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Apr 2/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, Chapter 30

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Half-heard, Chapter 30

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Mar 26/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, Chapter 29

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Half-heard, Chapter 29

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Mar 19/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Review: When The Saints

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Review: When The Saints

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Mar 19/15

by Sarah Mian (Harper) comments      0


Variety is the spice of writing

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Variety is the spice of writing

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Mar 12/15

Saint Mary’s brings critically-acclaimed writer Emma Donoghue to town. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 28

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Half-heard, chapter 28

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Mar 12/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Write For Your Life, that’s an order

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Write For Your Life, that’s an order

posted by KATE WATSON, Mar 5/15

Doppler Effect Production Society’s fundraiser pits all manner of wordsmiths against each other in battle. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 26

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Half-heard, chapter 26

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Feb 26/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 25

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Half-heard, chapter 25

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Feb 19/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 24

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Half-heard, chapter 24

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Feb 12/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 23

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Half-heard, chapter 23

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Feb 5/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 22

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Half-heard, chapter 22

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Jan 29/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 21

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Half-heard, chapter 21

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Jan 22/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 20

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Half-heard, chapter 20

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Jan 15/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 19

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Half-heard, chapter 19

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Jan 8/15

A weekly serial novel comments      0


<i>Hello, Sweetheart</i> by Elaine McCluskey

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Hello, Sweetheart by Elaine McCluskey

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Jan 8/15

(Enfield & Wizenty) comments      1


MS. JONES

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MS. JONES

posted by CASSIE GUINAN, Dec 25/14

comments      0


KEPMITE'TMNEJ (HONOUR SONG)

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KEPMITE'TMNEJ (HONOUR SONG)

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Dec 25/14

comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 18

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Half-heard, chapter 18

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Dec 25/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


TOP 15 BOOKS OF 2014

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TOP 15 BOOKS OF 2014

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, ZOE MIGICOVSKY, LINDSAY RAINING BIRD AND KEVIN HARTFORD, Dec 18/14

comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 17

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Half-heard, chapter 17

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Dec 18/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 16

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Half-heard, chapter 16

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Dec 4/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


The Blue Tattoo

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The Blue Tattoo

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Dec 4/14

By Steven Laffoley (Pottersfield) comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 15

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Half-heard, chapter 15

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Nov 27/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 14

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Half-heard, chapter 14

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Nov 20/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 13

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Half-heard, chapter 13

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Nov 13/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 12

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Half-heard, chapter 12

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Oct 30/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 11

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Half-heard, chapter 11

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Oct 23/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 10

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Half-heard, chapter 10

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Oct 16/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 9

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Half-heard, chapter 9

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Oct 9/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 8

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Half-heard, chapter 8

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Oct 2/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Hot, Wet, and Shaking: How I Learned to Talk About Sex

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Hot, Wet, and Shaking: How I Learned to Talk About Sex

posted by JADE NAUSS, Oct 2/14

By Kaleigh Trace (Invisible) comments      0


Irving vs Irving: A Q&A with Jacques Poitras

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Irving vs Irving: A Q&A with Jacques Poitras

posted by JACOB BOON, Sep 30/14

The author of a new book on the Irving dynasty shares stories about New Brunswick’s infamous media moguls. comments      2


Half-heard, chapter 7

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Half-heard, chapter 7

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Sep 25/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Literary awards season

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Literary awards season

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Sep 18/14

Talented writers from all over Atlantic Canada get their due this weekend. Here are the nominees and events to take note of comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 6

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Half-heard, chapter 6

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Sep 18/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


El Jones, poetry and power

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El Jones, poetry and power

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, Sep 18/14

The Halifax poet laureate collects her spoken word creations in a new book, Live From the Afrikan Resistance! comments      10


Who to see at Word on the Street

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Who to see at Word on the Street

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS AND KEVIN HARTFORD, Sep 18/14

Some don't miss author events at this Sunday's festival comments      0


Word on the Street

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Word on the Street

Sep 18/14

All of our Word on the Street coverage in one place comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 5

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Half-heard, chapter 5

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Sep 11/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 4

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Half-heard, chapter 4

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Sep 4/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 3

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Half-heard, chapter 3

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Aug 28/14

A weekly serial novel. comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 2

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Half-heard, chapter 2

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Aug 21/14

A weekly serial novel comments      0


Half-heard, chapter 1

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Half-heard, chapter 1

posted by RYAN ALLEN, Aug 14/14

The debut of our weekly serial novel. comments      1


<i>Seconds</i> chances

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Seconds chances

posted by KEVIN HARTFORD, Jul 31/14

Bryan Lee O’Malley signs copies of his latest graphic novel, *Seconds*, on August 2 at Strange Adventures. comments      0


<i>Animals with Sharpies</i>

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Animals with Sharpies

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jul 10/14

by Michael Dumontier and Neil Farber comments      0


<i>The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line</i>

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The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Jun 26/14

by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham (Vintage) comments      0


Judging a book by its cover

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Judging a book by its cover

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jun 26/14

The Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada comes to Halifax. comments      0


<i>Precious Thing</i>

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Precious Thing

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Jun 26/14

by Colette McBeth (Minotaur) comments      0


<i>Bark</i>

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Bark

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Jun 26/14

by Lorrie Moore (Knopf) comments      0


<i>Annihilation</i>

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Annihilation

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jun 26/14

by Jeff VanderMerr (FSG Originals) comments      0


Amber Dawn’s poetic justice

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Amber Dawn’s poetic justice

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jun 5/14

Her book How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir illuminates serious issues. comments      0


<i> Boy, Snow, Bird</i>

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Boy, Snow, Bird

posted by SHANNON FAY, May 22/14

by Helen Oyeyemir (Riverhead) comments      0


<i>The Word Exchange</i>

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The Word Exchange

posted by JOHN DELANEY, May 22/14

by Alena Graedon (Bond Street) comments      0


<i>Re:union</i>

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Re:union

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, May 8/14

By Geordie Miller (Invisible) comments      0


<i>Be Safe I Love You</i>

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Be Safe I Love You

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, May 8/14

by Cara Hoffman comments      0


<i>Can’t and Won’t</i>

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Can’t and Won’t

posted by LAURA BAST, May 8/14

by Lydia Davis (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) comments      0


<i>Zero Kelvin</i>

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Zero Kelvin

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, May 1/14

by Richard Norman (Biblioasis) comments      0


<i>Know the Night: A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours</i>

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Know the Night: A Memoir of Survival in the Small Hours

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, May 1/14

by Maria Mutch (Simon & Schuster) comments      0


<i>Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction</i>

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Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction

posted by SHANNON FAY, Apr 10/14

by Jeff VanderMeer, illustrated by Jeremy Zerfoss (Harry N. Abrams) comments      0


<i>The Pigheaded Soul: Essays and Reviews on Poetry and Culture</i>

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The Pigheaded Soul: Essays and Reviews on Poetry and Culture

posted by LAURA BAST, Mar 20/14

by Jason Guriel (The Porcupine’s Quill) comments      1


<i>The Invention of Wings</i>

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The Invention of Wings

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 20/14

by Sue Monk Kidd (Viking) comments      0


<i>All Our Names</i>

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All Our Names

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Mar 13/14

By Dinaw Mengestu (Bond Street) comments      0


Anchor Archive Zine library zines in

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Anchor Archive Zine library zines in

posted by JADE NAUSS, Mar 6/14

The move and dissolution of the Roberts Street Social Centre doesn’t mean the end of the encyclopedic Anchor Archive Zine Library. comments      0


<i>Rookie Yearbook Two</i>

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Rookie Yearbook Two

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 6/14

edited by Tavi Gevinson (Drawn and Quarterly) comments      0


<i>Night Film</i>

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Night Film

posted by SHANNON FAY, Mar 6/14

by Marisha Pessl (Random House) comments      0


<i>Happy Herbivore:  Light & Lean</i>

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Happy Herbivore: Light & Lean

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 6/14

by Lindsay S. Nixon (BenBella) comments      0


<i>The Girl with a Clock for a Heart</i>

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The Girl with a Clock for a Heart

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Mar 6/14

by Peter Swanson (William Morrow) comments      0


<i>All the Rage</i>

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All the Rage

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Feb 20/14

By A.L. Kennedy (Anansi) comments      0


<i>Serafim and Claire</i>

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Serafim and Claire

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Feb 20/14

By Mark Lavorato (Anansi) comments      0


<i>The Bear</i>

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The Bear

posted by JESSIE HANNAH, Feb 20/14

By Claire Cameron (DOUBLEDAY) comments      0


<i>Hyperbole and a Half</i>

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Hyperbole and a Half

posted by JANE KANSAS, Feb 20/14

By Allie Brosh (Simon & Schuster) comments      0


<i>Cool Tools</i>

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Cool Tools

posted by JANE KANSAS, Feb 20/14

By Kevin Kelly (KK) comments      0


<i>The Insistent Garden</i>

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The Insistent Garden

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 20/14

By Rosie Chard (newest) comments      0


Fuck yeah Kaleigh Trace

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Fuck yeah Kaleigh Trace

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 13/14

A sex educator who blogs about smart, safe, shame-free sex, makes every trip to Venus Envy a pleasure and is writing her first book: Kaleigh Trace is doing it right. comments      1


<i>After I’m Gone</i>

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After I’m Gone

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Feb 13/14

By Laura Lippman (William Morrow) comments      0


<i>Woman Rebel: The  Margaret Sanger Story</i>

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Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story

posted by SHANNON FAY, Feb 13/14

By Peter Bagge (Drawn and Quarterly) comments      0


<i>The Goldfinch</i>

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The Goldfinch

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 13/14

By Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) comments      0


<i>The Goldfinch</i>

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The Goldfinch

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 13/14

By Donna Tartt (Little, Brown) comments      0


Get <i>OUT</i>

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Get OUT

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Jan 30/14

The younger activists in the NSCAD Queer Collective connect with the established queer community with the upcoming OUT: Queer Looking, Queer Acting Revisited. comments      0


<i>The Empty Room</i>

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The Empty Room

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Jan 30/14

By Lauren B. Davis (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i>The Dilettantes</i>

LITERARY »

The Dilettantes

posted by LAURA BAST, Jan 30/14

By Michael Hingston (Freehand) comments      0


<i>Well-Read Women</i>

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Well-Read Women

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jan 9/14

by Samantha Hahn (Chronicle) comments      0


Mother, Mother

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Mother, Mother

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jan 9/14

by Koren Zailckas (Crown) comments      0


Infidelity

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Infidelity

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jan 9/14

by Stacey May Fowles (ECW) comments      1


Meribah

LITERARY »

Meribah

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Dec 26/13

fiction by Chris Benjamin comments      0


<i>The Coldest Girl in  Coldtown</i>

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The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

posted by SHANNON FAY, Dec 26/13

by Holly Black (Little, Brown) comments      1


<i>The Disaster Artist</i>

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The Disaster Artist

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Dec 26/13

by Greg Sestero and Tim Bissell (Simon and Schuster) comments      0


<i>The Silent Wife</i>

LITERARY »

The Silent Wife

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Dec 26/13

by A.S.A. Harrison (Penguin Canada) comments      0


<i>Alice in Tumblr-land:  And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation</i>

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Alice in Tumblr-land: And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Dec 12/13

By Tim Manley (Penguin) comments      0


<i>Placeholder</i>

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Placeholder

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Dec 12/13

by Charmane Cadeau (Brick Books) comments      0


<i>The Circle</i>

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The Circle

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Dec 12/13

By David Eggers (McSweeney’s) comments      0


<i>The Explanation for Everything</i>

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The Explanation for Everything

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Dec 5/13

By Lauren Grodstein (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill) comments      0


<i>Sunny vol.1</i>

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Sunny vol.1

posted by SHANNON FAY, Dec 5/13

By Taiyo Matsumoto (VIZ Media) comments      0


The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things

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The Book of Jezebel: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Lady Things

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 28/13

Anna Holmes comments      0


Rage of Poseidon

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Rage of Poseidon

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 28/13

Anders Nilsen comments      0


Writing the Common: Poetry Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Halifax Common 1763-2013

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Writing the Common: Poetry Commemorating the 250th Anniversary of the Halifax Common 1763-2013

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 28/13

Edited by the Friends of the Halifax Common comments      0


Omens

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Omens

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Nov 28/13

Kelley Armstrong comments      0


<i>Festival Man</i>

LITERARY »

Festival Man

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 21/13

by Geoff Berner (Dundurn) comments      0


<i>Lotería</i>

LITERARY »

Lotería

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 21/13

by Mario Alberto Zambrano (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i>The Widow Tree</i>

LITERARY »

The Widow Tree

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 21/13

by Nicole Lundrigan (Douglas and McIntyre) comments      0


<i>The Wisdom of Psychopaths</i>

LITERARY »

The Wisdom of Psychopaths

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Nov 21/13

by Kevin Dutton (Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux) comments      0


Book smart

LITERARY »

Book smart

posted by JACOB BOON, Nov 14/13

StackStories compiles sweet memories of the Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library before it closes. comments      0


<i>You Good Thing</i>

LITERARY »

You Good Thing

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Nov 7/13

Dara Weir (Wave Books) comments      0


<i>The Orenda</i>

LITERARY »

The Orenda

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 7/13

Joseph Boyden (Hamish Hamilton) comments      0


<i>Songs That Remind Us Of Factories</i>

LITERARY »

Songs That Remind Us Of Factories

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Oct 31/13

Danny Jacobs (Nightwood Editions) comments      0


<i>A Bird’s Eye</i>

LITERARY »

A Bird’s Eye

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 31/13

Cary Fagan (House of Anansi) comments      0


<i>Jacob’s Folly</i>

LITERARY »

Jacob’s Folly

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 31/13

Rebecca Miller (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i>Iris Has Free Time</i>

LITERARY »

Iris Has Free Time

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 24/13

Iris Smyles (Soft Skull) comments      0


The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards

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The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 24/13

Kristopher Jansma (Viking Penguin) comments      0


<i>In Calamity’s Wake</i>

LITERARY »

In Calamity’s Wake

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 24/13

By Natalee Caple (HarperCollins) comments      0


Legends  of the Fallsy

LITERARY »

Legends of the Fallsy

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 10/13

How Stephanie Domet’s new novel, Fallsy Downsies, was influenced by her last one, a hard drive crash and Stompin’ Tom Connors. This Fall(sy), get Down(sies) with Domet. comments      1


Stephen Kimber

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Stephen Kimber

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Oct 10/13

What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five uncovers the hypocrisy of the US government in a truth is stranger than fiction tale of espionage and terrorism. comments      1


Shashi Bhat

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Shashi Bhat

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Oct 10/13

Great blog-haver Shashi Bhat’s The Family Took Shape fuses teen angst with Hindu mythology and carefully sidesteps any cliches. Cop that. comments      0


Rachel Lebowitz

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Rachel Lebowitz

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Oct 10/13

Poet Rachel Lebowitz uses poetry to keep things alive that may be forgotten, and makes you feel all the feelings in the process. comments      0


Fierce Ink Press

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Fierce Ink Press

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 10/13

The young adult focused co-operative press is prolific and fiercely DIY. Get at them on Twitter, they’ll get back. comments      0


Alison Smith

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Alison Smith

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 10/13

From New Germany to Maury Povich, poet Alison Smith explores the strangeness of rural living. comments      0


Kris Bertin

LITERARY »

Kris Bertin

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Oct 10/13

Things get heavy and haunting with the varied and addictive works of writer Kris Bertin. comments      0


<i>The Bone Season</i>

LITERARY »

The Bone Season

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 3/13

By Samantha Shannon (Bloomsbury Publishing) comments      0


<i>The Signature of All Things</i>

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The Signature of All Things

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 3/13

By Elizabeth Gilbert (Viking) comments      0


<i>The Far Woods</i>

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The Far Woods

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 3/13

By Sarah Burwash (Conundrum) comments      0


<i>Y</i>

LITERARY »

Y

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Sep 19/13

by Marjorie Celona (Penguin) comments      0


<i>My Dirty Dumb Eyes</i>

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My Dirty Dumb Eyes

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Sep 19/13

by Lisa Hanawalt (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


<i>The Virtual Self: How Our Digital Lives Are Altering the World Around Us</i>

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The Virtual Self: How Our Digital Lives Are Altering the World Around Us

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Sep 19/13

By Nora Young (McClelland & Stewart) comments      0


<i>The Ocean At the End of the Lane</i>

LITERARY »

The Ocean At the End of the Lane

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Sep 5/13

by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins) comments      1


<i>Low</i>

LITERARY »

Low

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Sep 5/13

by Anna Quon (Invisible) comments      0


<i>The Virgins </i>

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The Virgins

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Sep 5/13

By Pamela Errans (Tin House) comments      0


<i>On The Floor: A Novel </i>

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On The Floor: A Novel

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Sep 5/13

by Aifric Campbell (Picador) comments      0


<i>Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World</i>

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Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Aug 22/13

by Sabina Berman (Henry Holt and Co.) comments      0


<i>All My Friends Are Superheroes </i>

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All My Friends Are Superheroes

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Aug 22/13

by Andrew Kaufman (Coach House) comments      0


LITERARY »

Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Aug 22/13

By David Rakoff (DOUBLEDAY) comments      0


<i>The Woman Upstairs</i>

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The Woman Upstairs

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Aug 22/13

Claire Messud (Knopf) comments      0


<i>Levels of Life</i>

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Levels of Life

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Aug 15/13

By Julian Barnes (Random House) comments      0


<i>First Spring Grass Fire </i>

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First Spring Grass Fire

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Aug 15/13

By Rae Spoon (Arsenal Pulp) comments      0


<i>Hellgoing</i>

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Hellgoing

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Aug 15/13

By Lynn Coady (Astoria) comments      0


<i>How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir</i>

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How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Aug 8/13

Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp) comments      0


<i>Cottonopolis</i>

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Cottonopolis

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Aug 8/13

Rachel Lebowitz (Pedlar) comments      0


<i>Caught</i>

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Caught

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jul 25/13

By Lisa Moore (House of Anansi) comments      0


LITERARY »

The Interestings

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jul 25/13

By Meg Wolitzer (Riverhead) comments      0


<i>Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse: One Twentysomething’s (Mostly Failed) Attempts at Adulthood</i>

LITERARY »

Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse: One Twentysomething’s (Mostly Failed) Attempts at Adulthood

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jul 18/13

By Alida Nugent (Plume) comments      0


<i>The Shining Girls</i>

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The Shining Girls

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jul 18/13

By Lauren Beukes (Mulholland) comments      0


LITERARY »

Church of The Exquisite Panic: The Ophelia Poems

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Jul 18/13

By Carole Glasser Langille (Pedlar Press) comments      0


Poetry off the page

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Poetry off the page

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Jul 11/13

HRM’s new poet laureate, El Jones, wants to inspire young poets and engage people to speak for themselves. comments      0


<i>The Fifty Year Sword</i>

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The Fifty Year Sword

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jul 11/13

By Mark Z. Danielewski (Pantheon) comments      0


<i>Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing up with a Gay Dad</i>

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Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing up with a Gay Dad

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jul 11/13

By Alison Wearing (Knopf Canada) comments      0


<i>Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir </i>

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Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jul 4/13

Nicole J. Georges (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) comments      0


<i>Little Cat</i>

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Little Cat

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jul 4/13

Tamara Faith Berger (Coach House) comments      0


<i>The Palace of Curiosities</i>

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The Palace of Curiosities

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jun 27/13

Rosie Garland (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i>Under Budapest</i>

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Under Budapest

posted by CORINNE ABRAHAM, Jun 27/13

Ailsa Kay (Goose Lane) comments      0


The Atlantic Book Festival’s sweet success

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The Atlantic Book Festival’s sweet success

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, May 16/13

The Atlantic Book Festival celebrates five years, and wraps up the week with unprecedented sales and exposure. comments      0


<i> Buried Truths </i>

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Buried Truths

posted by CORINNE ABRAHAM, May 9/13

By Alice Walsh (Tuckamore) comments      0


<i>Eat Your Heart Out </i>

LITERARY »

Eat Your Heart Out

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, May 9/13

By Katie Boland (Brindle & Glass) comments      0


<i> Life After Life</i>

LITERARY »

Life After Life

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, May 9/13

By Kate Atkinson (Doubleday) comments      0


<i> The Deer Yard </i>

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The Deer Yard

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, May 9/13

By Allan Cooper and Harry Thurston (Gaspereau) comments      0


<i>Building Stories </i>

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Building Stories

posted by TIINA JOHNS, May 2/13

By Chris Ware (Pantheon) comments      0


<i> The Land of Decoration</i>

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The Land of Decoration

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, May 2/13

By Grace McCleen (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i> Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, etc.</i>

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Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, etc.

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, May 2/13

By David Sedaris (Little, Brown) comments      0


<i> Roll Up the Rim A Novel</i>

LITERARY »

Roll Up the Rim A Novel

posted by CORINNE ABRAHAM, May 2/13

By Leo McKay Jr. (Red Rowe House) comments      0


<i> In The Land of Birdfishes </i>

LITERARY »

In The Land of Birdfishes

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Apr 18/13

By Rebecca Silver Slayter (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i>Wave </i>

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Wave

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Apr 18/13

By Sonali Deraniyagala (McClelland & Stewart) comments      0


<i> Every Little Thing </i>

LITERARY »

Every Little Thing

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Apr 18/13

By Chad Pelley (Breakwater Books) comments      0


<i> Hot Pink </i>

LITERARY »

Hot Pink

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Apr 18/13

By Adam Levin (McSweeney’s) comments      0


Strangelove

LITERARY »

Strangelove

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Apr 11/13

The paranormal romance genre is predominately created and consumed by women, featuring fantastical and over-the-top storylines and cheesy cover models. Get to know some local authors who turned seduction, myths and hard work into successful careers comments      2


Reading list

LITERARY »

Reading list

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Apr 11/13

Ready to sink your teeth into the world of vampires, werewolves and mermaids? Start your reading marathon with these 10 must-read books from the paranormal world. comments      0


Paranormal primer

LITERARY »

Paranormal primer

posted by JULIE SOBOWALE, Apr 11/13

Crib notes for a genre packed with subgenres comments      0


There’s something in the water

LITERARY »

There’s something in the water

posted by JESSICA JAY, Apr 11/13

Halifax poet Sue Goyette launches her latest collection Ocean comments      0


<i>An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris </i>

LITERARY »

An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Apr 11/13

By Stephanie LaClava (HarperCollins) comments      1


<i> The Art of Sufficient Conclusions</i>

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The Art of Sufficient Conclusions

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Apr 11/13

Sarah Dearling (Mansfield Press) comments      0


<i> Love Water Memory</i>

LITERARY »

Love Water Memory

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 11/13

By Jennie Shortridge (Gallery Books) comments      0


<i> A Tale for the Time Being</i>

LITERARY »

A Tale for the Time Being

posted by ZOE MIGICOVSKY, Apr 11/13

By Ruth Ozeki (Viking Canada) comments      0


<i>Live to Tell </i>

LITERARY »

Live to Tell

posted by JESSIE HANNAH, Mar 21/13

by Lisa Harrington (Dancing Cat) comments      0


<i> The Dinner </i>

LITERARY »

The Dinner

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Mar 21/13

by Herman Koch (Hogarth) comments      0


<i> The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets </i>

LITERARY »

The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Mar 21/13

by Kathleen Alcott (Other) comments      0


<i> Imperfections </i>

LITERARY »

Imperfections

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Mar 21/13

by Bradley Somer (Nightwood Editions) comments      0


Born Weird

LITERARY »

Born Weird

posted by TIINA JOHNS, Mar 7/13

by Andrew Kaufman (Random House) comments      0


Love and the Mess We’re in

LITERARY »

Love and the Mess We’re in

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Mar 7/13

by Stephen Marche (Gaspereau) comments      0


<i>Gone Girl</i>

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Gone Girl

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 21/13

By Gillian Flynn (Crown Publishers/Random House Inc.) comments      1


<i>Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See</i>

LITERARY »

Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See

posted by JOHN DELANEY, Feb 21/13

By Juliann Garey (Soho) comments      0


A novel idea

LITERARY »

A novel idea

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Feb 14/13

Robyn Moody's Butterflies. Species At Risk At The Edge Of Reason is every bibliophile's fantasy. comments      0


A rock and a hard place

LITERARY »

A rock and a hard place

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Feb 7/13

NSCAD’s student union put their vision for the school on paper, with the hopes the government can see the school’s importance. comments      5


<i> The Love Monster </i>

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The Love Monster

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 7/13

By Missy Marston (Véhicule) comments      0


<i> The Round House </i>

LITERARY »

The Round House

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Feb 7/13

By Louise Erdrich (Harper) comments      0


<i> (You) Set Me on Fire </i>

LITERARY »

(You) Set Me on Fire

posted by TIINA JOHNS, Jan 17/13

By Mariko Tamaki (Razorbill) comments      0


<i> Husk </i>

LITERARY »

Husk

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jan 17/13

By Corey Redekop (ECW Press) comments      0


<i>Long Shots: The Maritime Teams That Played for the Stanley Cup </i>

LITERARY »

Long Shots: The Maritime Teams That Played for the Stanley Cup

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Jan 10/13

By Trevor Adams (Nimbus) comments      0


<i> And the Birds Rained Down</i>

LITERARY »

And the Birds Rained Down

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Jan 10/13

By Jocelyne Saucier, translated by Rhonda Mullins (Coach House) comments      0


<i> The Cape</i>

LITERARY »

The Cape

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jan 10/13

By Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella, Zach Howard (IDW) comments      0


Black Friday

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Black Friday

posted by MICHAEL MURPHY, Dec 20/12

comments      0


<i> My Friend Dahmer</i>

LITERARY »

My Friend Dahmer

posted by SHANNON FAY, Dec 20/12

by Derf Backderf (Harry N. Abrams) comments      0


<i>The Hive</i>

LITERARY »

The Hive

posted by TIINA JOHNS, Dec 20/12

by Charles Burns (Pantheon) comments      0


Selected revelations

LITERARY »

Selected revelations

posted by ALICE BURDICK, Dec 20/12

comments      1


Then and Then

LITERARY »

Then and Then

posted by GEORDIE MILLER, Dec 20/12

comments      0


Season's readings

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Season's readings

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 13/12

The Lilah Kemp Reading Series' Holiday Spectacular is chock full of good readings, special surprises and a little magic. comments      0


<i> The Snow Child</i>

LITERARY »

The Snow Child

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Dec 6/12

By Eowyn Ivey (Reagan Arthur/Back Bay Books) comments      0


<i> Poison Shy</i>

LITERARY »

Poison Shy

posted by TIINA JOHNS, Dec 6/12

by Stacey Madden (ECW) comments      0


<i> Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made </i>

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Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

posted by DAVE HOWLETT, Dec 6/12

by Alan Eisenstock (Thomas Dunne) comments      0


<i> My Heart is an Idiot</i>

LITERARY »

My Heart is an Idiot

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 29/12

By Davy Rothbart (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) comments      0


<i>Thermae Romae (Volume 1)</i>

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Thermae Romae (Volume 1)

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Nov 22/12

by Mari Yamazaki (Yen) comments      0


<i> Everything Under the Sun</i>

LITERARY »

Everything Under the Sun

posted by DORIAN GEIGER, Nov 22/12

by David Suzuki and Ian Hanington (Greystone/David Suzuki Foundation) comments      0


<i>The Blondes</i>

LITERARY »

The Blondes

posted by TIINA JOHNS, Nov 15/12

by Emily Schultz (Doubleday) comments      0


<i>Seen Reading</i>

LITERARY »

Seen Reading

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 15/12

by Julie Wilson (Freehand) comments      0


<i>Girl Friends Volume 1</i>

LITERARY »

Girl Friends Volume 1

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Nov 15/12

by Milk Morinaga (Seven Seas) comments      0


<i>This is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, and Decrepitude & More for the Young and Old Alike </i>

LITERARY »

This is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, and Decrepitude & More for the Young and Old Alike

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Nov 8/12

By Augusten Burroughs (St. Martin’s Press) comments      0


<i> I’ll Seize The Day Tomorrow</i>

LITERARY »

I’ll Seize The Day Tomorrow

posted by TIINA JOHNS, Nov 1/12

by Jonathan Goldstein (Penguin Canada) comments      0


<i>Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk </i>

LITERARY »

Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk

posted by MARK BLACK, Nov 1/12

by Sam Sutherland (ECW Press) comments      0


<i>Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore</i>

LITERARY »

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

posted by WHITNEY MORAN, Oct 25/12

By Robin Sloan (Harper Collins) comments      0


<i> Rock Reject</i>

LITERARY »

Rock Reject

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Oct 25/12

By Jim Williams (Fernwood) comments      2


<i> The Age of Miracles</i>

LITERARY »

The Age of Miracles

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 25/12

By Karen Thompson Walker (Bond Street Books) comments      0


Eugene machine

LITERARY »

Eugene machine

posted by MOLLY SEGAL, Oct 11/12

Eugene Mirman slings those good jokes on the Reflections stage Tuesday and Wednesday for Halifax Pop Explosion. comments      0


How Should a Person Be?

LITERARY »

How Should a Person Be?

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 11/12

by Sheila Heti (House of Anansi) comments      0


Mathew Henderson's prairie poems

LITERARY »

Mathew Henderson's prairie poems

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Sep 20/12

The Toronto-based poet brings his oilfield inspired debut collection The Lease to the Lilah Kemp Reading Series. comments      0


<i>5 Centimeters Per Second</i>

LITERARY »

5 Centimeters Per Second

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Aug 30/12

By Makoto Shinkai and Yukiko Seike (Vertical) comments      0


<i> Music For Uninvited Guests</i>

LITERARY »

Music For Uninvited Guests

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Aug 30/12

By Misha Bower (Cringles) comments      0


<i> Instruction Manual for Swallowing</i>

LITERARY »

Instruction Manual for Swallowing

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Aug 30/12

By Adam Marek (ECW Press) comments      0


<i>Jerusalem: Chronicles From The Holy City</i>

LITERARY »

Jerusalem: Chronicles From The Holy City

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Jul 26/12

by Guy Delisle (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


<i>Ghost Islands of Nova Scotia</i>

LITERARY »

Ghost Islands of Nova Scotia

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Jul 26/12

by Mike Parker (Pottersfield) comments      0


<i>Olympos</i>

LITERARY »

Olympos

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Jul 26/12

By Aki (Yen Press) comments      0


<i>Sympathy Loophole</i>

LITERARY »

Sympathy Loophole

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 19/12

by Jaime Forsythe (Mansfield Press) comments      0


The Long March Home

LITERARY »

The Long March Home

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Jul 12/12

by Zoë S. Roy (Inanna) comments      0


The Song of Roland

LITERARY »

The Song of Roland

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Jul 12/12

by Michel Rabagliati (Conundrum) comments      0


Black Box

LITERARY »

Black Box

posted by MELINDA ROBB, Jul 12/12

by Jennifer Egan (newyorker.com) comments      0


<i>Minutemen</i> to win it

LITERARY »

Minutemen to win it

posted by KATHLEEN HIGGINS, Jun 21/12

DC Comics and Darwyn Cooke’s Before Watchmen: Minutemen, gets away from good guy versus bad guy trope and tells a well crafted story of human struggle. comments      0


Open hearts, open farms

LITERARY »

Open hearts, open farms

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, Jun 21/12

Halifax journal Open Heart Forgery launches a special issue comments      0


Authorpalooza

LITERARY »

Authorpalooza

posted by TARA THORNE, Jun 14/12

Atlantic Author Day offers up writers for the taking on June 16 comments      0


Alice Burdick <i>Holler</i>s at you

LITERARY »

Alice Burdick Hollers at you

posted by LEAH BATSTONE, Jun 7/12

The poet's move from Toronto to Mahone Bay is reflected in her new collection comments      0


The complete lockpick pornography

LITERARY »

The complete lockpick pornography

posted by FRANCES DORENBAUM, May 31/12

By Joey Comeau (ECW Press) comments      1


Food & Trembling

LITERARY »

Food & Trembling

posted by SIMON THIBAULT, May 17/12

By Jonah Campbell (Invisible) comments      1


Way to Go

LITERARY »

Way to Go

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, May 17/12

By Tom Ryan (Orca) comments      0


Every Second Weekend

LITERARY »

Every Second Weekend

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, May 10/12

By Rebecca Babcock (Blaurock) comments      0


This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

LITERARY »

This is a Call: The Life and Times of Dave Grohl

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, May 3/12

By Paul Brannigan (Da Capo) comments      0


The Lightning Field (Gaspereau)

LITERARY »

The Lightning Field (Gaspereau)

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, May 3/12

Heather Jessup comments      0


<i>The Truth About Marie</i>

LITERARY »

The Truth About Marie

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Apr 26/12

By Jean-Phillippe Toussaint (Dalkey Archive) comments      0


For Raymond, and for all of the Raymonds, which is to say: for everyone

LITERARY »

For Raymond, and for all of the Raymonds, which is to say: for everyone

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Apr 17/12

Written by Tanya Davis on April 17th, for the death and life of Raymond Taavel and for the love of Halifax comments      7


Something wicked

LITERARY »

Something wicked

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Apr 5/12

Ben Stephenson’s debut novel is intimate, overwhelming and personal. comments      0


The write stuff

LITERARY »

The write stuff

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 5/12

Dalhousie's annual creative writing journal Fathom launches, shedding light on a whole book-full of talented new writers. comments      0


<i>Stumptown volume 1</i>

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Stumptown volume 1

posted by SHANNON FAY, Apr 5/12

By Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth (Oni Press) comments      0


<i>The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession</i>

LITERARY »

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession

posted by CRAIG JOHNSON, Mar 29/12

By Allison Hoover Bartlett (Tantor) comments      0


<i>The Juliet Stories</i>

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The Juliet Stories

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 29/12

By Carrie Snyder (House of Anansi) comments      0


<i>About Love</i>

LITERARY »

About Love

posted by SHANNON FAY, Mar 29/12

By Narise Konohara, Tomo Ootake (Digital Manga) comments      0


The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

LITERARY »

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Mar 15/12

By Steven Laffoley (Pottersfield) comments      0


Dr. Brinkley’s Tower

LITERARY »

Dr. Brinkley’s Tower

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 15/12

By Robert Hough (House of Anansi) comments      0


<i>My Friend Jesus Christ</i>

LITERARY »

My Friend Jesus Christ

posted by JOHN DELANEY, Mar 8/12

By Lars Husum, translated by Mette Petersen (Portobello/House of Anansi) comments      0


<i>Codename Sailor V </i>

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Codename Sailor V

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Mar 8/12

By Naoko Takeuchi (Kodansha) comments      0


<i>The Rook</i>

LITERARY »

The Rook

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Mar 8/12

By Daniel O'Malley (Little, Brown and Company) comments      0


We're a fire inside the storm

LITERARY »

We're a fire inside the storm

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Feb 24/12

From Tanya Davis, for Halifax and Pecha Kucha comments      3


Only Serious About You VOLUME 1 By Asou Kai

LITERARY »

Only Serious About You VOLUME 1 By Asou Kai

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Feb 9/12

(Digital Manga Publishing) comments      0


The Art of Fielding By Chad Harbach

LITERARY »

The Art of Fielding By Chad Harbach

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Feb 9/12

(Little, Brown and Company) comments      0


Remembering the Good Times By Richard Peck

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Remembering the Good Times By Richard Peck

posted by KATIE INGRAM, Feb 9/12

(Laurel Leaf) comments      0


Lilah Kemp’s public speaking

LITERARY »

Lilah Kemp’s public speaking

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Jan 19/12

The popular reading series is back, bringing new themes and new locations. comments      0


<i>We the Animals: A novel</i>

LITERARY »

We the Animals: A novel

posted by ADRIAN LEE, Jan 19/12

By Justin Torres 
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) comments      0


<i>Cold Clear Morning: &#8232;New Revised Edition</i>

LITERARY »

Cold Clear Morning: 
New Revised Edition

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Jan 19/12

New Revised Edition By Lesley Choyce (Pottersfield) comments      0


Blabber Blabber Blabber

LITERARY »

Blabber Blabber Blabber

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Jan 19/12

By Lynda Barry (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


Around and Around

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Around and Around

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Jan 12/12

Tanya Davis' sharp thoughts about the Oval comments      1


<i>The Drops of God</i>

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The Drops of God

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jan 5/12

by Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto (Vertical) comments      0


3 Poems

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3 Poems

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Dec 22/11

comments      1


Don’t Come In Here

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Don’t Come In Here

posted by ANDREW HOOD, Dec 22/11

comments      1


<i>Bright’s Passage</i>

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Bright’s Passage

posted by CRAIG JOHNSON, Dec 22/11

By Josh Ritter (The Dial Press) comments      0


<i>Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)</i>

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Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 22/11

By Mindy Kaling (Crown Archetype) comments      0


<i>Princess Knight</i>

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Princess Knight

posted by LISSA PATTILLO, Dec 22/11

By Osamu Tezuka (Vertical) comments      0


Mouthy kids

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Mouthy kids

posted by CHARLENE DAVIS, Dec 15/11

David Zinck’s monthly poetry slam event in Dartmouth offers youth a chance to speak their minds. comments      1


<i>Algoma</i>

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Algoma

Dec 8/11

By Dani Couture (Invisible) comments      0


<i>A Bride’s Story</i>

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A Bride’s Story

posted by SHANNON FAY, Dec 8/11

By Kaoru Mori (Yen) comments      0


<i>Great Village</i>

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Great Village

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Dec 1/11

By Mary Rose Donnelly (Cormorant) comments      0


<i>Hark! A Vagrant</i>

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Hark! A Vagrant

posted by MATTHEW MORGAN, Dec 1/11

By Kate Beaton (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


<i>The Great Leader</i>

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The Great Leader

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Nov 24/11

By Jim Harrison (Grove) comments      0


<i>The Mi’kmaq Anthology, Volume Two: In Celebration of the Life of Rita Joe</i>

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The Mi’kmaq Anthology, Volume Two: In Celebration of the Life of Rita Joe

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Nov 24/11

Edited by Theresa Meuse, Lesley Choyce and Julia Swan (Pottersfield) comments      0


<i>The Marriage Plot</i>

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The Marriage Plot

posted by JOHN DELANEY, Nov 24/11

By Jeffrey Eugenides (Knopf Canada) comments      0


You tall, tall tree

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You tall, tall tree

Nov 23/11

Tanya Davis' rumination on our gift to Boston comments      5


<i>Nova Cantabrigiensis</i>

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Nova Cantabrigiensis

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Nov 17/11

By John Devlin (Island) comments      1


<i>Chasing Freedom</i>

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Chasing Freedom

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Nov 17/11

By Gloria Ann Wesley (Fernwood) comments      0


<i>The Social Worker: A Novel</i>

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The Social Worker: A Novel

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Nov 10/11

By Michael Ungar (Pottersfield) comments      0


<i>The Virgin Cure</i>

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The Virgin Cure

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, Nov 3/11

By Ami McKay (Knopf Canada) comments      0


<i>The Sixth Gun</i>

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The Sixth Gun

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Nov 3/11

By Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt (oni) comments      0


Barbara Walsh braves the storm

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Barbara Walsh braves the storm

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 27/11

The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist goes into the storm for her non-fiction book that relives a deadly hurricane and family history in August Gale: A Father and Daughter's Journey Into the Storm. comments      0


<i>Big Town</i>

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Big Town

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, Oct 27/11

By Stephens Gerard Malone (Nimbus) comments      0


<i>Daytripper</i>

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Daytripper

posted by SHANNON FAY, Oct 27/11

By Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Vertigo) comments      0


HPX Zine Fair explodes

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HPX Zine Fair explodes

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Oct 20/11

The festival's Saturday afternoon tradition brings brand new zines, music, typewriters and burritos to the table(s). comments      0


<i>Not Anyone’s Anything</i>

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Not Anyone’s Anything

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Oct 20/11

By Ian Williams (Freehand) comments      0


Language art

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Language art

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Oct 13/11

Gerard Choy’s *The Phrase Book of Migrant Sounds Vol. 1* gives participants a chance to experience the tricky business of navigating a language. comments      0


<i>Roadsworth (Goose Lane)</i>

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Roadsworth (Goose Lane)

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Oct 13/11

By Roadsworth and Bethany Gibson comments      0


<i>Manana Forever?: Mexico and the Mexicans</i>

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Manana Forever?: Mexico and the Mexicans

posted by JOHN DELANEY, Oct 13/11

By Jorge G. Castaneda (Knopf) comments      0


Say what you are

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Say what you are

posted by SIMON THIBAULT, Oct 6/11

It’s not easy to raise money, let alone spirits. But that’s what the Halifax Slam Team is trying to do. comments      1


Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew

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Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Oct 6/11

By Stuart Ross (ECW Press) comments      0


The Antagonist

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The Antagonist

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, Oct 6/11

By Lynn Coady (House of Anansi Press) comments      0


Easy to Like

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Easy to Like

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Oct 6/11

By Edward Riche (House of Anansi Press) comments      0


Hello to those who do not leave

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Hello to those who do not leave

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Oct 5/11

Tanya Davis's ode to staying put comments      4


<i>The Witch of Babylon</i>

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The Witch of Babylon

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, Sep 15/11

DJ McIntosh (Penguin Canada) comments      0


<i>Daybreak </i>

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Daybreak

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 15/11

By Brian Ralph (Drawn and Quarterly) comments      0


<i>Island of Wings </i>

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Island of Wings

posted by MICHELLE BRUNET, Sep 8/11

By Karin Altenberg (House of Anansi) comments      0


One hundred years of Bishop

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One hundred years of Bishop

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Sep 1/11

Elizabeth Bishop’s centenary gives Nova Scotians a chance to rediscover the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer. comments      0


<i>Outskirts</i>

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Outskirts

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 1/11

By Sue Goyette (Brick) comments      0


<i>Paying For It</i>

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Paying For It

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Sep 1/11

By Chester Brown (Drawn and Quarterly) comments      0


<i>The Brave Never Write Poetry</i>

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The Brave Never Write Poetry

posted by ANDREW PATTERSON, Sep 1/11

By Daniel Jones (Coach House) comments      0


<i>Blood Red Road</i>

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Blood Red Road

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, Sep 1/11

By Moira Young (Doubleday) comments      0


Ama-zine race

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Ama-zine race

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Aug 25/11

The Roberts Street Social Centre holds their sixth annual 24-Hour Zine Challenge. Can you handle the heat? comments      0


Summer?

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Summer?

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Aug 11/11

Warm up with a new poem from Tanya comments      2


Great minds think alike for <i>Sub Rosa</i>

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Great minds think alike for Sub Rosa

Aug 11/11

Amélie Proulx and Barbara Sutherland work together for a series of sculptures and installations comments      0


Hermoddities’ oddfellows

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Hermoddities’ oddfellows

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jul 28/11

Bizarre creatures inhabit Temple Bates’ weird world in Hermoddities. Laura Kenins walks through the woods. comments      0


It's Pride Week in Halifax

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It's Pride Week in Halifax

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Jul 22/11

New work from Tanya Davis comments      0


<i>The Plane Story</i>

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The Plane Story

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jul 21/11

By Kevin Sacco (IDW) comments      0


<i>The Dears: Lost in the Plot</i>

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The Dears: Lost in the Plot

posted by MATTHEW RITCHIE, Jul 21/11

By Lorraine Carpenter (Invisible Publishing) comments      0


<i>The O’Briens</i>

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The O’Briens

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Jul 14/11

By Peter Behrens (Anansi Press) comments      0


<i>The Case Against Owen Williams</i>

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The Case Against Owen Williams

posted by KATIE INGRAM, Jul 14/11

By Allan Donaldson (Nimbus) comments      0


<i>No Touching at All</i>

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No Touching at All

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jun 30/11

by Kou Yoneda (Digital Manga) comments      0


Mary Green’s Black Out zine alters alt-weeklies

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Mary Green’s Black Out zine alters alt-weeklies

posted by STEPHANIE JOHNS, Jun 30/11

Green publishes mini-zines made from free media. Stephanie Johns finds the hidden meaning. comments      0


<i>Pluto’s Ghost</i>

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Pluto’s Ghost

posted by NATALIE JOAN MACLELLAN, Jun 30/11

By Sheree Fitch (Random House) comments      0


Tanya Davis: Artistic tractor

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Tanya Davis: Artistic tractor

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Jun 29/11

On being the Mayor's poet laureate comments      9


Love for the Lilah Kemp Reading Series

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Love for the Lilah Kemp Reading Series

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Jun 16/11

Corey Mombourquette takes tips from the Allan Street Reading Series and starts his own local literary tradition. comments      0


<i>Special Exits: A Graphic Memoir</i>

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Special Exits: A Graphic Memoir

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jun 16/11

by Joyce Farmer (Fantagraphics) comments      0


<i>Verbatim: A Novel</i>

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Verbatim: A Novel

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Jun 16/11

by Jeff Bursey (Enfield & Wizenty) comments      0


<i>Reunion</i>

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Reunion

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, May 26/11

by Pascal Girard (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


<i>Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale </i>

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Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale

posted by SHANNON FAY, May 19/11

By Zack Whedon and Joss Whedon and artist Chris Samnee (Dark Horse) comments      0


<i>How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less</i>

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How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less

posted by SHANNON FAY, May 12/11

Sarah Glidden (Vertigo) comments      0


Ook Chung reads between the lines

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Ook Chung reads between the lines

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Apr 28/11

The francophone author visits Dalhousie's international French conference, Silence and Word. comments      0


<i>Under The Ivy: The Life and Music of Kate Bush</i>

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Under The Ivy: The Life and Music of Kate Bush

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 28/11

By Graeme Thomson (Omnibus Press) comments      0


<i>Better Living Through Plastic Explosives</i>

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Better Living Through Plastic Explosives

posted by ANDREW KRESS, Apr 21/11

Zsuzsi Gartner (Hamish Hamilton) comments      0


<i>Irma Voth</i> comes off the page

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Irma Voth comes off the page

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 14/11

Govenor General's Award winner Miriam Toews reads from her newest novel in Dartmouth. comments      1


<i>Bossypants</i>

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Bossypants

posted by TARA THORNE, Apr 14/11

By Tina Fey (Little, Brown) comments      0


“The Secret History of Guantanamo Bay” talk illuminates refugee lives

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“The Secret History of Guantanamo Bay” talk illuminates refugee lives

posted by ERICA BUTLER, Apr 7/11

Andy Lamey’s book, Frontier Justice, and Guantanamo Bay talk discuss the history of refugees.. comments      1


<i>A Description of the Blazing World</i>

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A Description of the Blazing World

posted by LINDSAY RAINING BIRD, Apr 7/11

by Michael Murphy (Freehand) comments      0


Authentic <i>Forgery</i>

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Authentic Forgery

posted by LIZZY HILL, Mar 31/11

Open Heart Forgery’s anthology continues to put poetry in unexpected places cap: Open Heart Forgery’s anthology brings a year of stealthy poetry together. comments      2


<i>Scenes From An Impending Marriage</i>

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Scenes From An Impending Marriage

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Mar 31/11

By Adrian Tomine (D&Q) comments      0


<i>Mid-Life</i>

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Mid-Life

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Mar 10/11

by Joe Ollman (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


Magazine scene

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Magazine scene

posted by LIZZY HILL, Mar 10/11

We take a look inside the newest issue of Hunter and Cook. comments      0


<i>Paul Auster</i>

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Paul Auster

posted by CHAD PECK, Mar 3/11

Sunset Park (Henry Holt and Co.) comments      0


<i>A Drunken Dream</i>

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A Drunken Dream

posted by SHANNON FAY, Mar 3/11

Moto Hagio (Fantagraphics) comments      0


<i>Not Love But Delicious Foods Make Me So Happy!</i>

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Not Love But Delicious Foods Make Me So Happy!

posted by SHANNON FAY, Mar 3/11

Fumi Yoshinaga (Yen) comments      0


<i>Before the End</i>

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Before the End

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Feb 10/11

James Kirkpatrick/Thesis Sahib (Tin Men comments      0


<i>Two Generals</i>

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Two Generals

posted by SHANNON FAY, Feb 10/11

Scott Chantler (McLelland & Stewart) comments      0


<i>Mascots</i>

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Mascots

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Feb 3/11

Ray Fenwick (Fantagraphics) comments      0


<i>The Guardians</i>

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The Guardians

posted by SEAN FLINN, Feb 3/11

Andrew Pyper (Doubleday) comments      0


<i>Zombie Spaceship</i>

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Zombie Spaceship

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 27/11

Wasteland Patton Oswalt (Scribner) comments      0


<i>Rat Girl</i>

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Rat Girl

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 20/11

Kristin Hersh (Penguin) comments      0


<i>Parker: The Outfit</i>

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Parker: The Outfit

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jan 20/11

Richard Stark, Darwyn Cooke (IDW) comments      0


<i>Make Me A Woman</i>

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Make Me A Woman

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Jan 20/11

Vanessa Davis (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


Holiday fiction: more importent things

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Holiday fiction: more importent things

posted by BEN STEPHENSON, Dec 23/10

comments      2


Holiday comic: Last-minute gift-thinking

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Holiday comic: Last-minute gift-thinking

posted by SCOTT MACDONALD, Dec 23/10

Comic by Scott MacDonald comments      1


Holiday fiction: The happiest day of your life

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Holiday fiction: The happiest day of your life

posted by KELSEY MCLAREN, Dec 23/10

comments      0


Holiday comic: birdbee

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Holiday comic: birdbee

posted by ED BEALS, Dec 23/10

Comic by Ed Beals comments      0


Holiday comic: Schrodinger’s Christmas

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Holiday comic: Schrodinger’s Christmas

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 23/10

Comic by Laura Kenins comments      0


<i>Yoshitomo Nara</i>

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Yoshitomo Nara

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 9/10

Nobody’s Fool (Abrams) comments      0


<i>Sheila Heti</i>

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Sheila Heti

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 9/10

How Should a Person Be? (Anansi) comments      0


Small press, big community

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Small press, big community

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 2/10

Santa gave Gaspereau an early present when Johanna Skibsrud’s The Sentimentalists won the Giller, causing a frenzy of media debate. comments      0


<i>Threadless</i>

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Threadless

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 2/10

Jake Nickell (ABRAMS IMAGE) comments      0


<i>The Native Trees of Canada</i>

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The Native Trees of Canada

posted by SEAN FLINN, Dec 2/10

Leanne Shapton (DRAWN & QUARTERLY PETIT LIVRES) comments      0


Hot type

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Hot type

posted by LIZZY HILL, Nov 25/10

Are dirty texts the new love letters? Sexual fantasy blog Filthy Emails gets sentimental with smut. comments      1


<i>James Franco</i>

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James Franco

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 25/10

Palo Alto (Simon and Schuster) comments      0


<i>Rememberer</i>

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Rememberer

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 25/10

YoRodeo, edited by Jenner Berger (Invisible Publishing) comments      0


<i>All Rights Reserved</i> has a way with words

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All Rights Reserved has a way with words

posted by ALLISON SAUNDERS, Nov 18/10

Halifax's only independent literary journal launches a new issue. comments      0


<i> Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk</i>

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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 18/10

Davis Sedaris (LITTLE, BROWN) comments      0


<i>The Geography of Arrival</i>

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The Geography of Arrival

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 18/10

George Sipos (GASPEREAU PRESS) comments      0


<i>Koko be Good</i>

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Koko be Good

posted by SHANNON FAY, Nov 18/10

Jen Wang (FIRST SECOND) comments      0


Manning up

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Manning up

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 11/10

Father figures and heroes get their due in Grant Lawrence’s coming-of-age memoir, Adventures in Solitude. comments      0


<i>Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me</i>

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Tangles: A story about Alzheimer’s, My Mother, and Me

posted by ROBYN MCNEIL, Nov 4/10

Sarah Leavitt (Freehand Books) comments      0


<i>Peepo Choo, Volume One</i>

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Peepo Choo, Volume One

posted by SHANNON FAY, Nov 4/10

Felipe Smith (Vertical) comments      0


<i>Indexical Elegies</i>

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Indexical Elegies

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 28/10

Jon Paul Fiorentino (Coach House) comments      0


MacLeod in motion

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MacLeod in motion

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 7/10

Alexander MacLeod's Giller-nominated first book, Light Lifting, looks at human actions and consequences. comments      0


<i>A Week at the Airport</i>

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A Week at the Airport

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 30/10

Alain de Botton (Emblem/M&S) comments      1


<i>Wednesday Comics</i>

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Wednesday Comics

posted by SHANNON FAY, Sep 30/10

Various artists (DC) comments      0


Penny’s dropped

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Penny’s dropped

posted by LAURA KENINS, Sep 23/10

Academic Laura Penny, reading at this weekend’s Word on the Street, thinks it’s time we sort out our universities. comments      5


<i>Beauty & Sadness</i>

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Beauty & Sadness

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 23/10

André Alexis (Anansi) comments      0


<i>Mustaine</i>

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Mustaine

posted by CHAD PECK, Sep 23/10

Dave Mustaine with Joe Layden (It Books) comments      0


<i>The Book of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks</i>

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The Book of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Sep 23/10

Bethany Keeley (Chronicle Books) comments      0


<i>Black Blizzard</i>

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Black Blizzard

posted by SHANNON FAY, Sep 9/10

Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


<i>Purge</i>

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Purge

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 9/10

Sofia Oksanen (Black Cat) comments      0


<i>Contemporary Verse 2</i>'s Travelling 35th anniversary bash

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Contemporary Verse 2's Travelling 35th anniversary bash

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 2/10

Local poets Matt Robinson, Jeanette Lynes, Miki Fukuda and Sue Goyette help celebrate. comments      0


<i>Sweet Tooth Vol. 1: Out of the Woods</i>

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Sweet Tooth Vol. 1: Out of the Woods

posted by SHANNON FAY, Sep 2/10

Jeff Lemire (Vertigo) comments      0


<i>Swimming Ginger</i>

LITERARY »

Swimming Ginger

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 2/10

Gary Geddes (Goose Lane) comments      0


<i>Children of the Atom </i>

LITERARY »

Children of the Atom

posted by LAURA KENINS, Aug 26/10

Dave Lapp (Conundrum) comments      0


<i>Iain Reid</i>

LITERARY »

Iain Reid

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Aug 26/10

One Bird’s Choice (Anansi) comments      0


<i>Eating Animals</i>

LITERARY »

Eating Animals

posted by JON DEMPSEY, Aug 12/10

Jonathan Safran Foer (Little, Brown and Company) comments      1


<i>Hooked on Canadian Books</i>

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Hooked on Canadian Books

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 12/10

T.F. Rigelhof (Cormorant) comments      0


<i>The Authenticity Hoax</i>

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The Authenticity Hoax

posted by HILARY BEAUMONT, Aug 12/10

Andrew Potter (McClelland & Stewart) comments      0


Art with direction

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Art with direction

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 5/10

Together, Alisha Piercy’s two novellas make up the latest reversible book by Conundrum Press. Try doing that with your e-book. comments      0


<i>How Did You Get This Number</i>

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How Did You Get This Number

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jul 29/10

Sloane Crosley (Riverhead) comments      0


<i>Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour</i>

LITERARY »

Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jul 29/10

Bryan Lee O’Malley (Oni Press) comments      0


<i>Fauna</i>

LITERARY »

Fauna

posted by ROBYN MCNEIL, Jul 22/10

Alissa York (Random House) comments      1


<i>Ruts & Gullies: Nine Days in St. Petersburg</i>

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Ruts & Gullies: Nine Days in St. Petersburg

posted by LAURA KENINS, Jul 22/10

Philippe Girard (Conundrum) comments      0


<i>The Selves</i>

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The Selves

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jul 22/10

Sonja Ahlers (D+Q) comments      0


Taddle Creek Travelling Series of Happenings

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Taddle Creek Travelling Series of Happenings

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jul 15/10

The Toronto arts magazine heads out of town for its first reading tour, with local talent bringing up the welcome wagon. comments      1


<i>Got No Secrets</i>

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Got No Secrets

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jul 15/10

Danila Botha (Tightrope) comments      0


<i>This Cake is for the Party</i>

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This Cake is for the Party

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jul 15/10

Sarah Selecky (Thomas Allen) comments      0


<i>Saturn Apartments, Volume 1</i>

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Saturn Apartments, Volume 1

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jul 15/10

Hisae Iwaoka (VIZ Media) comments      0


<i>Cigar Box Banjo: Notes on Music and Life</i>

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Cigar Box Banjo: Notes on Music and Life

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 24/10

Paul Quarrington (GreyStone) comments      0


<i>Ways of Staying</i>

LITERARY »

Ways of Staying

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 24/10

Kevin Bloom (Portobello/Anansi) comments      0


<i>The Warhol Gang</i>

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The Warhol Gang

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 17/10

Peter Darbyshire (HarperCollins) comments      0


<i>The Ask</i>

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The Ask

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jun 17/10

Sam Lipsyte (FSG) comments      0


<i>One Bloody Thing After Another</i>

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One Bloody Thing After Another

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jun 3/10

Joey Comeau (ECW Press) comments      0


Ronald Reagan My Father

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Ronald Reagan My Father

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 3/10

Brian Joseph Davis (ECW/Misfit) comments      0


<i>Treat Me Like Dirt: An Oral History of Punk in Toronto and Beyond </i>

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Treat Me Like Dirt: An Oral History of Punk in Toronto and Beyond

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, May 27/10

Liz Worth (Bongo Beat) comments      0


<i>A Short History of  Forgetting</i>

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A Short History of Forgetting

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 27/10

Paul Tyler (Gaspereau Press) comments      0


<i>Isobel & Emile</i>

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Isobel & Emile

May 27/10

Alan Reed (Coach House) comments      0


Long Live The Queen Literary Lunch

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Long Live The Queen Literary Lunch

posted by HOLLY GORDON, May 20/10

Local writers and musicans gather for a free afternoon of talent. comments      0


<i>The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate Our Culture</i>

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The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate Our Culture

posted by HOLLY GORDON, May 20/10

Terry O’Reilly and Mike Tennant (Knopf) comments      0


<i>Kenk: A Graphic Portrait</i>

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Kenk: A Graphic Portrait

posted by LAURA KENINS, May 20/10

Alex Jansen, Richard Poplak, Jason Gilmore and Nick Morinkovich (Pop Sandbox) comments      0


<i>God Loves Hair</i>

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God Loves Hair

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, May 20/10

Vivek Shraya (independent) comments      0


<i>The Good News About Armageddon</i>

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The Good News About Armageddon

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 13/10

Steve McOrmond (Brick Books) comments      0


<i>The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine</i>

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

posted by KYLE SHAW, May 13/10

Michael Lewis (WW Norton & Company) comments      0


Bird brained

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Bird brained

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 6/10

Ornithologist Bridget Stutchbury gives a birds-eye view into the sexual and social lives of our feathered friends. comments      0


Ghost Pine-All Stories True

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Ghost Pine-All Stories True

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 6/10

Jeff Miller (Invisible) comments      0


The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

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The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, May 6/10

S. Bear Bergman (Arsenal Pulp) comments      0


Girl Crazy

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Girl Crazy

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 29/10

Russell Smith (HarperCollins) comments      0


For & Against

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For & Against

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 29/10

Sharon McCartney (Goose Lane) comments      0


Market Day

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Market Day

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 29/10

James Sturm (Drawn and Quarterly) comments      0


Solanin

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Solanin

posted by SHANNON FAY, Apr 22/10

Asano Inio (VIZ Media) comments      0


Black Blizzard

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Black Blizzard

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 22/10

Yoshihiro Tatsumi (Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


Motorcycles &  Sweetgrass

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Motorcycles & Sweetgrass

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 22/10

Drew Hayden Taylor (Knopf) comments      0


Lean-To

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Lean-To

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 15/10

Tonja Gunvaldsen Klaassen (Gaspereau Press) comments      0


Book smarts

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Book smarts

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 15/10

It’s every writer’s dream: to see their name on a book cover. We sit down with three recently published Halifax authors to find out if life changes after you’ve made it in print. comments      2


The Authenticity Hoax

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The Authenticity Hoax

posted by MATT SEMANSKY, Apr 15/10

Andrew Potter (McClelland & Stewart) comments      0


A fresh page

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A fresh page

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 15/10

Three young Halifax writers share their thoughts on making words in the city. comments      3


Come see Invisible Publishing

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Come see Invisible Publishing

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 15/10

Book house celebrates Ian Orti’s new novel. comments      0


L (and things fall apart)

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L (and things fall apart)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 15/10

Ian Orti (Invisible) comments      0


Bicycle Diaries

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Bicycle Diaries

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 8/10

David Byrne (Viking) comments      0


Grow Organic: A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Gardening

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Grow Organic: A Simple Guide to Nova Scotia Gardening

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 8/10

Elizabeth Peirce (Nimbus) comments      0


Martel's sense of history

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Martel's sense of history

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Apr 8/10

Yann Martel's new book Beatrice & Virgil reexamines the Holocaust through the eyes of a stuffed donkey and howler monkey. comments      0


Harbour View

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Harbour View

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 8/10

Binnie Brennan (Quattro) comments      0


Awarding the scribes

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Awarding the scribes

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 8/10

The Atlantic Book Awards Festival’s big night invites you to partake, even if you’re not a writer. comments      0


Sub Rosa

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Sub Rosa

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Apr 8/10

Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp) comments      0


Meet CoastReads, our new Twitter book club

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Meet CoastReads, our new Twitter book club

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 8/10

Let's talk books, 140 characters at a time. comments      0


Against the Hard Angle

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Against the Hard Angle

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 1/10

Matt Robinson (ECW) comments      0


Locavore

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Locavore

posted by LAURA KENINS, Apr 1/10

Sarah Elton (Harper Collins) comments      0


Poetry collection launch: <i>Lost Gospels</i>

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Poetry collection launch: Lost Gospels

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Apr 1/10

Halifax’s former poet laureate, Lorri Neilsen Glenn, explores ideas of loss and mourning, but in a positive way. comments      0


Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music

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Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Mar 18/10

Marisa Meltzer (Faber and Faber) comments      0


Bitter Medicine

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Bitter Medicine

posted by SEAN FLINN, Mar 18/10

Clem Martini and Olivier Martini (Freehand) comments      0


Pain-Proof Men

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Pain-Proof Men

posted by SEAN FLINN, Mar 11/10

John Wall Barger (Palimpsest Press) comments      1


<I>Curtains: Adventures of an Undertaker-in-Training</I>, Tom Jokinen (Random House)

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Curtains: Adventures of an Undertaker-in-Training, Tom Jokinen (Random House)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 11/10

Who knew death could be so entertaining? comments      3


<I>The Waterproof Bible</I>, Andrew Kaufman (Random House)

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The Waterproof Bible, Andrew Kaufman (Random House)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 4/10

A magical tale of faith, as told by a former Coast contributor. comments      0


LITERARY »

Penning for a cause

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Mar 4/10

For all the writers who've received rejection slips to the effect of "Too political, we don't do morals, try non-fiction," there is hope. comments      1


<I>Just Kids</I>, Patti Smith (Random House)

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Just Kids, Patti Smith (Random House)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 4/10

A surprisingly romantic rock 'n' roll New York story. comments      0


<I>Walkups</I>, Lance Blomgren (Conundrum Press)

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Walkups, Lance Blomgren (Conundrum Press)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Feb 25/10

Be a voyeur through this cool book of stories set in Montreal walk-ups. comments      0


<I>Stripmalling</I>, Jon Paul Fiorentino (ECW)

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Stripmalling, Jon Paul Fiorentino (ECW)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Feb 25/10

Bang-on bleak reading for anyone who's ever been stuck in a dead-end job. comments      0


<I>I Am the New Black</I>, Tracy Morgan with Anthony Bozza (Spiegel &amp; Grau)

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I Am the New Black, Tracy Morgan with Anthony Bozza (Spiegel & Grau)

posted by MARK BLACK, Feb 11/10

Somtimes fun reading, just avoid the comedian's life lessons. comments      0


<I>Lonely: Learning to Live with Solitude</I>, Emily White (McClelland &amp; Stewart)

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Lonely: Learning to Live with Solitude, Emily White (McClelland & Stewart)

posted by JODIE SHUPAC, Feb 11/10

Will there ever be a pill for loneliness? comments      0


<i>Bite Me</i>, Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat (Pinky Swear Press)

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Bite Me, Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat (Pinky Swear Press)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 28/10

Humourous cookbooks are tough to do, unless you're making wookie cookies. comments      0


<i>Away From Everywhere</i>, Chad Pelley (Breakwater)

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Away From Everywhere, Chad Pelley (Breakwater)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 21/10

comments      0


<i>GoGo Monster</i>, Taiyo Matsumoto (VIZ Media)

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GoGo Monster, Taiyo Matsumoto (VIZ Media)

posted by SHANNON FAY, Jan 21/10

comments      0


<i>Installations by Architects: Experiments in Building and Design</i>, Sarah Bonnemaison and Ronit Eisenbach (Princeton Architectural Press)

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Installations by Architects: Experiments in Building and Design, Sarah Bonnemaison and Ronit Eisenbach (Princeton Architectural Press)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jan 21/10

comments      0


<i>The road to god knows</i>, Von Allan (Von Allan Studio)

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The road to god knows, Von Allan (Von Allan Studio)

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Jan 21/10

comments      1


<i>Heliopolis</i>, James Scudamore (Harvill)

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Heliopolis, James Scudamore (Harvill)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 14/10

comments      0


<i>The Moon of Letting Go</i>, Richard Van Camp (Enfield &amp; Wizenty)

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The Moon of Letting Go, Richard Van Camp (Enfield & Wizenty)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jan 14/10

comments      3


<i>The Sea Captain's Wife</i> Beth Powning (Knopf)

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The Sea Captain's Wife Beth Powning (Knopf)

posted by CHARLENE DAVIS, Jan 7/10

Beth Powning draws her readers into this work set in the Bay of Fundy. comments      0


<i>Food Rules: An Eater's Manual</i>, Michael Pollan (Penguin)

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Food Rules: An Eater's Manual, Michael Pollan (Penguin)

posted by HILLARY TITLEY, Jan 7/10

Pollans' latest spells it out clearly just how to eat right. comments      0


Holiday Fiction: Home is where the savoury is

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Holiday Fiction: Home is where the savoury is

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Dec 24/09

A memoir of Burl Ives and a Newfoundland Christmas in Ontario. comments      0


Holiday Fiction: Hill days

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Holiday Fiction: Hill days

posted by JENNER-BROOKE BERGER, Dec 24/09

comments      0


Holiday Fiction: Three Stories about Santa

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Holiday Fiction: Three Stories about Santa

posted by KATE BEATON, Dec 24/09

comments      0


In a Winter Wonderland

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In a Winter Wonderland

posted by COLLEEN MACISAAC, Dec 24/09

At the top of the playground your tongue is stuck to a pole comments      0


<i>Lovesongs of Emmanuel Taggart</i>, Syr Ruus (Breakwater)

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Lovesongs of Emmanuel Taggart, Syr Ruus (Breakwater)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Dec 17/09

NS writer on detachment from life. comments      0


<i>My Wonderful World of Fashion</i>, Nina Chakrabarti (Laurence King)

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My Wonderful World of Fashion, Nina Chakrabarti (Laurence King)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 17/09

Discovering fashion can be, and should be, fun for all ages. comments      0


<i>>Shoplifting From American Apparel</i>, Tao Lin (Melville House)

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>Shoplifting From American Apparel, Tao Lin (Melville House)

posted by RYAN HEMSWORTH, Dec 10/09

You may think 'I could write that.' But you didn't. comments      5


<i>The Certainty Dream</i>, Kate Hall (Coach House)

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The Certainty Dream, Kate Hall (Coach House)

posted by MIKE GORMAN, Dec 10/09

Debut poetry collection blurs the lucid and the concrete comments      0


<i>The Wanton Troopers</i>, Alden Nowlan (Gooselane)

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The Wanton Troopers, Alden Nowlan (Gooselane)

posted by CHARLENE DAVIS, Dec 10/09

Posthumously published novel of childhood dreams and grown-up realities comments      0


<i>The Honey Locust</i>, Jeffrey Round (Cormorant)

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The Honey Locust, Jeffrey Round (Cormorant)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 10/09

Dal grad writes of war at home and away comments      0


<i>The Wild Things</i>, Dave Eggers (McSweeney's)

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The Wild Things, Dave Eggers (McSweeney's)

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Dec 3/09

Eggers adds detail but takes away imagination comments      0


<i>The Banana Story of Agony</i>, Lesley Johnson (Conundrum)

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The Banana Story of Agony, Lesley Johnson (Conundrum)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 3/09

Bringing weird and wonderful childhood fantasies to life comments      0


<i>The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History</i>, John Ortved (Greystone)

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The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History, John Ortved (Greystone)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Dec 3/09

Insightful look into the characters behind the characters comments      0


<i>It Feels So Good When I Stop</i>, Joe Pernice (Riverhead)

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It Feels So Good When I Stop, Joe Pernice (Riverhead)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 19/09

Quarter life crisis tale gets real boring, real fast comments      0


<i>Marc Bell's Hot Potatoe: Fine Ahtwerks: 2001-2008</i>, Marc Bell (Drawn & Quarterly)

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Marc Bell's Hot Potatoe: Fine Ahtwerks: 2001-2008, Marc Bell (Drawn & Quarterly)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 19/09

Former Coast comic artist highlights maze of work comments      0


<i>The Prescription Errors</i>, Charles Demers (Insomniac)

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The Prescription Errors, Charles Demers (Insomniac)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Nov 19/09

A refreshing new voice skillfully weaves politics into fiction without pretension. comments      0


Ryan Turner tests <i>What We're Made Of</i>

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Ryan Turner tests What We're Made Of

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Nov 12/09

Halifax author Ryan Turner takes our vulnerabilities and insecurities, turning them into fictional gold for What We’re Made Of. comments      1


<i>Selected Blackouts</i>, John Goldbach (Insomniac)

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Selected Blackouts, John Goldbach (Insomniac)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Nov 12/09

Debut collection of short stories uncomfortably raw but honest comments      0


<i>Rebecca Born in the Maelstrom</i>, Marie-Claire Blais (Anansi)

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Rebecca Born in the Maelstrom, Marie-Claire Blais (Anansi)

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Nov 12/09

Blais' GG Award-winner is as clear as the Income Tax Act. comments      0


<i>Inventory</i>, The AV Club (Simon & Schuster)

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Inventory, The AV Club (Simon & Schuster)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 12/09

Play Inventory, the group drinking game comments      0


<i>Track & Trace</i>, Zachariah Wells (Biblioasis)

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Track & Trace, Zachariah Wells (Biblioasis)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 5/09

Wells' wintery state of mind comments      1


<i>The Warlord</i>, written and illustrated by Mike Grell (DC)

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The Warlord, written and illustrated by Mike Grell (DC)

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Oct 29/09

A hero's return for the The Warlord. comments      0


<i>Ecoholic Home</i>, Adria Vasil (Vintage Canada)

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Ecoholic Home, Adria Vasil (Vintage Canada)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 29/09

Green up the pad with Ecoholic Home comments      0


<i>Basement Suite</i>, Susan Farrell (Cape Breton University Press)

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Basement Suite, Susan Farrell (Cape Breton University Press)

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Oct 22/09

Cape Breton author captures youthful subterranean living comments      2


<i>The Hipless Boy</i>, Sully (Conundrum)

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The Hipless Boy, Sully (Conundrum)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 22/09

Cool to be Hipless comments      0


<i>The Marram Grass</i>, Anne Simpson (Gaspereau)

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The Marram Grass, Anne Simpson (Gaspereau)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Oct 22/09

Simpson takes a poetic walk comments      0


<i>Lillian the Legend</i>, Kerry Byrne (Conundrum)

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Lillian the Legend, Kerry Byrne (Conundrum)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 15/09

A beautiful retelling of CanLit comments      0


<i>Holding Still For As Long As Possible</i>, Zoe Whittall (Anansi)

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Holding Still For As Long As Possible, Zoe Whittall (Anansi)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 15/09

Whittall's love, loss and hangovers comments      0


<i>This One's Going to Last Forever</i>, Nairne Holtz (Insomniac)

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This One's Going to Last Forever, Nairne Holtz (Insomniac)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 8/09

Holtz: A new generation of CanLit comments      0


<i>Parker: The Hunter</i>, Darwyn Cooke (IDW)

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Parker: The Hunter, Darwyn Cooke (IDW)

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 1/09

Darwyn Cooke's Parker retelling will draw you in comments      0


<i>Migration Songs</i>, Anna Quon (Invisible Publishing)

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Migration Songs, Anna Quon (Invisible Publishing)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 24/09

Strong debut moves beyond the traditional comments      2


<i>Funny Misshapen Body: A Memoir</i>, Jeffrey Brown (Touchstone)

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Funny Misshapen Body: A Memoir, Jeffrey Brown (Touchstone)

posted by MARK BLACK, Sep 24/09

Humourous, embarrassing and often touching self-exploration comments      0


<i>Joy Is So Exhausting</i>, Susan Holbrook (Coach House)

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Joy Is So Exhausting, Susan Holbrook (Coach House)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 24/09

An exercise in the fun of poetry comments      0


<i>The Death of Bunny Munro</i> by Nick Cave (HarperCollins)

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The Death of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave (HarperCollins)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 17/09

Bunny Munro is one bad seed comments      0


<i>Asterios Polyp</i>, David Mazzucchelli (Pantheon)

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Asterios Polyp, David Mazzucchelli (Pantheon)

posted by RACHELLE GOGUEN, Sep 17/09

One of the best graphic novels of the year comments      0


<i>In the Kitchen</i>, Monica Ali (Scribner)

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In the Kitchen, Monica Ali (Scribner)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 10/09

A delicious read, but lacking in substance comments      0


<i>Punk Rock Fun Time Activity Book</i>, Aye Jay (ECW Press)

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Punk Rock Fun Time Activity Book, Aye Jay (ECW Press)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 10/09

So did The Stooges really mad lib their lyrics? comments      0


Shandi Mitchell breaks ground

LITERARY »

Shandi Mitchell breaks ground

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 3/09

First-time novelist Shandi Mitchell's Under This Unbroken Sky recalls the struggles of Canada's western immigrants. comments      0


<i>The Muppet Show: Meet The Muppets</i> (Boom! Studios)

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The Muppet Show: Meet The Muppets (Boom! Studios)

posted by RACHELLE GOGUEN, Sep 3/09

Muppet comics! Yayyyyyyyyyyyyy! *hands waving in air* comments      0


<i>Under This Unbroken Sky</i>, Shandi Mitchell (Viking Canada)

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Under This Unbroken Sky, Shandi Mitchell (Viking Canada)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 3/09

Mitchell's first shows unbroken depth comments      0


<i>Harmonics</i>, Jesse Patrick Ferguson (Freehand Books)

LITERARY »

Harmonics, Jesse Patrick Ferguson (Freehand Books)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 27/09

Ferguson will get better with time comments      0


By the book: literary news round-up

LITERARY »

By the book: literary news round-up

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Aug 27/09

Shandi Mitchell reads from her hto new novel and the Writer's Federation annouces winners of its best unpublished works competition and Jane Buss steps down as WFNS boss comments      0


LITERARY »

Q&A with the Hali Slam team

posted by MICHAEL KIMBER, Aug 27/09

If you have a sensitive stomach, you might not want to read Michael Kimber’s Q&A with the new Halifax Slam Poetry Team. It’s hot. comments      0


LITERARY »

Wednesday Comics (DC Comics)

posted by RACHELLE GOGUEN, Aug 13/09

#6 hits stands this week comments      0


<i>Great Thing</i> echoed in the </i>Fall</i>

LITERARY »

Great Thing echoed in the Fall

posted by SEAN FLINN, Aug 13/09

Fall, Colin McAdam (Hamish Hamilton/Penguin) comments      0


<i>February</i> doesn't grow old

LITERARY »

February doesn't grow old

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Aug 6/09

February, Lisa Moore (Anansi) comments      0


Stuart Ross' synaptic fireworks

LITERARY »

Stuart Ross' synaptic fireworks

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jul 30/09

Buying Cigarettes for the Dog, Stuart Ross (Freehand Books) comments      0


Worn Fashion Journal

LITERARY »

Worn Fashion Journal

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jul 30/09

WORN Fashion Journal, Issue No. 8 comments      1


<i>The Invisible Man</i>, Michigan-style

LITERARY »

The Invisible Man, Michigan-style

posted by RACHELLE GOGUEN, Jul 23/09

The Nobody: Jeff Lemire (Vertigo/DC Comics) comments      0


Remade Pride and Prejudice pretty dead

LITERARY »

Remade Pride and Prejudice pretty dead

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jul 23/09

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Jane Austen/Seth Grahame-Smith (Quirk) comments      0


The Halifax Street Railway

LITERARY »

The Halifax Street Railway

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jul 16/09

Don Cunningham & Don Artz (Nimbus) comments      0


Tales Designed to Thrizzle Vol. 1

LITERARY »

Tales Designed to Thrizzle Vol. 1

posted by RACHELLE GOGUEN, Jul 9/09

Michael Kupperman (Fantagraphics) comments      0


Niedzviecki watches the watchers in The Peep Diaries

LITERARY »

Niedzviecki watches the watchers in The Peep Diaries

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jul 2/09

The Peep Diaries, Hal Niedzviecki (City Lights) comments      0


NSCAD closes Dawson Printshop

LITERARY »

NSCAD closes Dawson Printshop

posted by VINCENZO RAVINA, Jun 18/09

Only 10 months after opening, NSCAD closed the fledging Dawson Printshop as a cost-saving measure. Vincenzo Ravina puts on his best typeface. comments      5


The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work <b>Alain de Botton</b> (M&amp;S)

LITERARY »

The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Alain de Botton (M&S)

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jun 18/09

Alain de Botton tries to answer to a commonly asked question: What makes us happy and sad about/at our work? comments      0


Comic of the month: Blazing Combat

LITERARY »

Comic of the month: Blazing Combat

posted by RACHELLE GOGUEN, Jun 11/09

Archie Goodwin and various artists (Fantagraphics) comments      0


Thibodeau's poetry searches for the exquisite

LITERARY »

Thibodeau's poetry searches for the exquisite

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 28/09

One, Serge Patrice Thibodeau (Goose Lane), translated by by Jo-Anne Elder. comments      0


The Sheikh's Batmobile

LITERARY »

The Sheikh's Batmobile

posted by LIZZY HILL, May 14/09

Richard Poplak (Penguin) comments      0


Heaven is Small

LITERARY »

Heaven is Small

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, May 14/09

Emily Schultz (Anansi) comments      0


Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution

LITERARY »

Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, May 7/09

(Seal Press) Edited by Alix Olson comments      0


Ursa Major: A Polyphonic Masque for Speakers &amp; Dancers

LITERARY »

Ursa Major: A Polyphonic Masque for Speakers & Dancers

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 30/09

Robert Bringhurst (Gaspereau) comments      0


I &amp; I

LITERARY »

I & I

posted by ALISON LANG, Apr 16/09

George Elliott Clarke (Goose Lane) comments      0


<i>Bone Cage</i> up for Savage award

LITERARY »

Bone Cage up for Savage award

posted by SEAN FLINN, Apr 9/09

Catherine Banks soon may add another prize for her Governor General-winning play Bone Cage, shortlisted for a Savage Award. comments      0


Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe (Vol. 5)

LITERARY »

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe (Vol. 5)

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 26/09

Bryan Lee O'Malley (Oni Press) comments      0


The Spare Room

LITERARY »

The Spare Room

posted by SEAN FLINN, Mar 26/09

Helen Garner (Anansi) comments      0


How I Learned to Run

LITERARY »

How I Learned to Run

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Mar 12/09

Kinnie Starr (House of Parlance) comments      0


The word is out

LITERARY »

The word is out

posted by ANGELINA CHAPIN, Mar 5/09

This year the Halifax International Writer's Festival is cancelled and the Atlantic Book Awards has split into two events. Is there turmoil in the literary community? comments      0


Drawn & Quarterly Showcase: Book Five

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Drawn & Quarterly Showcase: Book Five

posted by LAURA KENINS, Feb 26/09

(Drawn & Quarterly) comments      0


The word is out

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The word is out

posted by ANGELINA CHAPIN, Feb 26/09

One local writers' festival is cancelled, and another has split into two events. Is there turmoil in the literary community? comments      0


Native Song: Poetry &amp; Paintings

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Native Song: Poetry & Paintings

posted by SEAN FLINN, Feb 19/09

David Woods (Nimbus) comments      0


Climate Wars

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Climate Wars

Feb 5/09

Gywnne Dyer (Random House)

comments      0


The Night Is A Mouth

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The Night Is A Mouth

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jan 29/09

Lisa Foad (Exile Editions) comments      0


Brain Trust

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Brain Trust

posted by DAVE HAYDEN, Jan 22/09

James Kirkpatrick and Peter Thompson (Anteism) comments      0


Noise: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth

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Noise: Fiction Inspired by Sonic Youth

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Jan 15/09

Edited by Peter Wild (Harper) comments      0


Precordial Thump

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Precordial Thump

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Jan 15/09

Zoe Whittall (Exile Editions) comments      0


Love and <i>Text</i>

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Love and Text

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Dec 25/08

Artist Julia Kennedy commemorates friendships and shared creativity in her collaborative book, Sacred Texts. comments      0


Ukrainian Christmas in October

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Ukrainian Christmas in October

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Dec 25/08

comments      0


Black Friday

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Black Friday

posted by ANDREW ABRAHAM, Dec 25/08

comments      0


knock knock on the door

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knock knock on the door

Dec 25/08

comments      0


Merry Xmas Sasquatch

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Merry Xmas Sasquatch

posted by FAITH ERIN HICKS, Dec 25/08

comments      0


Mary and Joe

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Mary and Joe

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 25/08

comments      0


Swallow Me Whole

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Swallow Me Whole

posted by LAURA KENINS, Dec 18/08

Nate Powell comments      0


Drop-In

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Drop-In

posted by ALISON LANG, Dec 18/08

Dave Lapp comments      0


Flutter

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Flutter

posted by SEAN FLINN, Dec 11/08

Alice Burdick comments      0


Mother Superior

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Mother Superior

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 4/08

Saleema Nawaz comments      0


Dora Borealis

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Dora Borealis

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 27/08

Daccia Bloomfield comments      0


Things the Grandchildren Should Know

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Things the Grandchildren Should Know

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 20/08

Mark Oliver Everett comments      1


Our Starland/Dear Canada Council

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Our Starland/Dear Canada Council

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Nov 13/08

Emily Holton comments      0


Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

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Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth

posted by LAURA KENINS, Nov 13/08

Margaret Atwood comments      0


Saudade - Possibilities of Place

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Saudade - Possibilities of Place

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 13/08

(Coach House Books) comments      0


More

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More

posted by SEAN FLINN, Nov 13/08

Austin Clarke comments      0


Cockroach

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Cockroach

posted by GRAHAM PILSWORTH, Nov 13/08

Rawi Hage comments      0


Fear of Fighting

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Fear of Fighting

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Oct 23/08

Stacey May Fowles comments      0


Stunt

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Stunt

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 16/08

Claudia Dey comments      0


All the Pretty Girls

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All the Pretty Girls

posted by LAURA KENINS, Oct 2/08

Chandra Mayor comments      0


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Cockroach

Sep 25/08

(File-Test, not import script) comments      0


Yet at a Distance---Father Poems from the Maritimes

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Yet at a Distance---Father Poems from the Maritimes

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Various comments      0


Around the World in 57 1/2 Gigs

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Around the World in 57 1/2 Gigs

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Dave Bidini comments      0


The Book of Other People

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The Book of Other People

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Zadie Smith (edited) comments      0


Sitcom

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Sitcom

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

David McGimpsey comments      0


It’s So You

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It’s So You

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 18/08

Edited by Michelle Tea comments      0


Quintet

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Quintet

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Sep 18/08

Douglas Arthur Brown comments      0


Life on the Refrigerator Door

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Life on the Refrigerator Door

posted by KATE WATSON, Sep 18/08

Alice Kuipers comments      1


Remembering the Bones

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Remembering the Bones

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Frances Itani comments      0


Skim

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Skim

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Mariko and Jillian Tamaki comments      0


Coming Attractions 07

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Coming Attractions 07

posted by RYAN TURNER, Sep 18/08

Edited by Mark Anthony Jarman comments      0


The Late Hector Kipling

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The Late Hector Kipling

posted by GRAHAM PILSWORTH, Sep 18/08

David Thewlis comments      0


A Covenant of Salt

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A Covenant of Salt

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Sep 18/08

Martine Desjardins (translated by Fred Reed and David Hormel) comments      0


Devlin Kuyek

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Devlin Kuyek

posted by TIM BOUSQUET, Sep 18/08

Good Crop / Bad Crop comments      0


Long Story Short

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Long Story Short

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Elyse Friedman comments      0


In a Mist

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In a Mist

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Devon Code comments      0


Big White Knuckles

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Big White Knuckles

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Brian Tucker comments      0


I Tania

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I Tania

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Brian Joseph Davis comments      0


Glass Voices

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Glass Voices

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Carol Bruneau comments      0


The City of Words

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The City of Words

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Alberto Manguel comments      0


Slash

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Slash

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Slash with Anthony Bozza comments      1


Life of Pi (Illustrated edition)

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Life of Pi (Illustrated edition)

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Yann Martel. Illustrated by Tomislav Torjanac comments      0


Abstract Painting in Canada

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Abstract Painting in Canada

posted by JANE KANSAS, Sep 18/08

Roald Nasgaard comments      0


On Performing

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On Performing

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Bob Snider comments      0


Falling

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Falling

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Anne Simpson comments      0


Looking For Anne

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Looking For Anne

posted by HILLARY TITLEY, Sep 18/08

Irene Gammel comments      0


Krazy!

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Krazy!

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Curated by Bruce Grenville comments      0


Essays in Love

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Essays in Love

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Alain de Botton comments      0


Wild Plants of Eastern Canada: Identifying, Harvesting and Using

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Wild Plants of Eastern Canada: Identifying, Harvesting and Using

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Marilyn Walker comments      0


Be Good

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Be Good

posted by LAURA KENINS, Sep 18/08

Stacey May Fowles comments      0


Get It Ripe

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Get It Ripe

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

jae steele comments      0


Jerome: The Historical Spectacle

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Jerome: The Historical Spectacle

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Ami McKay comments      0


I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin

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I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Sep 18/08

Stephens Gerrard Malone comments      1


Almost Green

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Almost Green

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Sep 18/08

James Glave comments      0


The Goddess of War

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The Goddess of War

posted by LAURA KENINS, Sep 18/08

Lauren Weinstein comments      0


Free Lab

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Free Lab

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Christine Macy comments      0


The Baroness

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The Baroness

posted by SHANNON WEBB-CAMPBELL, Sep 18/08

Sarah Slean comments      0


We Could Be Like That Couple

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We Could Be Like That Couple

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Sarah Steinberg comments      0


Blackouts

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Blackouts

posted by LAURA KENINS, Sep 18/08

Craig Boyko comments      0


The Angel Riots

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The Angel Riots

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Ibi Kaslik comments      0


The Ravine

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The Ravine

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Sep 18/08

Paul Quarrington comments      0


Burning Down the House: Fighting Fires and Losing Myself

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Burning Down the House: Fighting Fires and Losing Myself

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Russell Wangersky comments      0


Hall of Best Knowledge

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Hall of Best Knowledge

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Ray Fenwick comments      0


Troubled

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Troubled

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

RM Vaughan comments      0


The Withdrawal Method

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The Withdrawal Method

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Pasha Malla comments      0


Concrete Reveries: Consciousness and the City

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Concrete Reveries: Consciousness and the City

posted by SEAN FLINN, Sep 18/08

Mark Kingwell comments      0


Phonogram: Rue Brittania

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Phonogram: Rue Brittania

posted by LAURA KENINS, Sep 18/08

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie comments      0


The Learners

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The Learners

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 18/08

Chip Kidd comments      0


Before Green Gables

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Before Green Gables

posted by HILLARY TITLEY, Sep 18/08

Budge Wilson comments      0


Miriam Toews hits the road

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Miriam Toews hits the road

posted by HOLLY GORDON, Sep 4/08

Her energetic new novel The Flying Troutmans depicts an unlikely family trip. comments      0


Exposing the bottomfeeders

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Exposing the bottomfeeders

posted by CHRIS BENJAMIN, Jun 12/08

Food and travel writer Taras Grescoe gets to the bottom of the seafood industry in his new book, Bottomfeeder. comments      0


Risky ride

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Risky ride

posted by SEAN FLINN, May 1/08

Darryl Whetter's new novel The Push and the Pull takes place on two wheels. comments      0


Women's Prison Poetry

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Women's Prison Poetry

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 10/08

Words Without Walls, a book of poetry and drawings from women in Nova Scotian prisons, offers insight into troubled lives and a damaged system. comments      0


Pico Iyer and the Dalai Lama

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Pico Iyer and the Dalai Lama

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 3/08

Pico Iyer, one of the world’s most respected travel
writers, shares years of personal conversations with one of the most fascinating people, the Dalai Lama. comments      0


Green Gables

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Green Gables

posted by HILLARY TITLEY, Apr 3/08

Anne Of Green Gables is not just a favourite childhood read, but a cultural phenomenon and a thriving industry. For her 100th birthday, Anne Shirley celebrates with controversial new books and an upcoming mini-series. comments      1


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Bottomwriting March 20th

posted by SEAN FLINN, Mar 27/08

comments      0


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Bottomwriting March 27

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 27/08

comments      0


Elizabeth Hay

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Elizabeth Hay

posted by MATTHIEU AIKINS, Mar 27/08

For Giller winner Elizabeth Hay “the present really doesn’t come alive unless it’s connected with the past." comments      0


Backspin: Charles Crosby's new novel

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Backspin: Charles Crosby's new novel

posted by KATE WATSON, Mar 6/08

Charles Crosby serves up dark humour with with his new novel, Backspin comments      0


Coyote travels lightly

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Coyote travels lightly

posted by KARYN HAAG, Feb 28/08

Ivan E. Coyote hauls her stories to Halifax. comments      0


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Radiostation Berlin (part 4)

Feb 28/08

comments      0


LITERARY »

Radiostation Berlin (Part 5)

Feb 28/08

comments      0


Blacking out words

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Blacking out words

posted by SEAN FLINN, Feb 21/08

African-Canadian author Craig Smith says his history book belongs in students’ hands. comments      0


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Book reviews

Jan 10/08

comments      0


LITERARY »

Book reviews

Jan 3/08

comments      0


The turn of seasons

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The turn of seasons

posted by TANYA DAVIS, Dec 20/07

Poem by Tanya Davis comments      0


Marcus McGivery and the Naked Joulupukki

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Marcus McGivery and the Naked Joulupukki

posted by HEATHER JESSUP, Dec 20/07

Short fiction by Heather Jessup comments      0


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Book reviews

Dec 20/07

comments      0


A beautiful mind

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A beautiful mind

posted by MIKE LANDRY, Dec 20/07

Artist Stacey Ho took impossible stories from her friends and turned them into an extraordinary book. comments      0


Without him

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Without him

posted by ANNA QUON, Dec 20/07

Short fiction by Anna Quon comments      1


How the Grinch Took Back Christmas

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How the Grinch Took Back Christmas

posted by EL JONES, Dec 20/07

Spoken word by El Jones comments      0


"Bah Humbug Christmas" informercial

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"Bah Humbug Christmas" informercial

posted by REED "IZREAL" JONES, Dec 20/07

Spoken word by Reed “iZrEAL” Jones comments      0


Holiday Comics

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Holiday Comics

posted by FAITH ERIN HICKS, Dec 20/07

Comic by Faith Erin Hicks comments      0


Post-Mortem

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Post-Mortem

posted by AMY JONES, Dec 20/07

Short fiction by Amy Jones comments      0


New Year's Resolution: All things Awkward

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New Year's Resolution: All things Awkward

posted by NANCI LEE, Dec 20/07

Poem by Nanci Lee comments      0


Holiday Hound Craps Out Christmas

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Holiday Hound Craps Out Christmas

posted by LAURA DAWE, Dec 20/07

Art by Laura Dawe comments      0


LITERARY »

Book reviews

Dec 13/07

comments      0


The Disappointment Artist

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The Disappointment Artist

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Jonathan Lethem comments      0


Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Jonathan Safran Foer comments      0


Talk to the Hand

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Talk to the Hand

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Lynne Truss comments      0


A Great Feast of Light

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A Great Feast of Light

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

John Doyle comments      0


Map of Glass

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Map of Glass

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Jane Urquhart comments      0


Miss Elva

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Miss Elva

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Stephens Gerard Malone comments      0


Race Against Time

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Race Against Time

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Stephen Lewis comments      0


The Secret Mulroney Tapes

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The Secret Mulroney Tapes

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Peter C. Newman comments      0


Wimbledon Green: The Greatest Comic Book Collector in the World

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Wimbledon Green: The Greatest Comic Book Collector in the World

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Seth comments      0


WE3

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WE3

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely comments      0


The Forty Niners

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The Forty Niners

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Alan Moore and Gene Ha comments      0


The Push Man and other stories

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The Push Man and other stories

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Yoshihiro Tatsumi comments      0


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Book Reviews

Dec 6/07

comments      0


Ice Haven

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Ice Haven

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Daniel Clowes comments      0


Project: Superior

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Project: Superior

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Various Artists comments      0


Scott Pilgrim Vol. 2: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

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Scott Pilgrim Vol. 2: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Bryan Lee O'Malley comments      0


Teenagers from Mars

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Teenagers from Mars

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Rick Spears and Rob G comments      0


The Goon: Fancy Pants Edition

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The Goon: Fancy Pants Edition

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Eric Powell comments      0


The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

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The Plot: The Secret Story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

posted by NEIL FRASER, Dec 6/07

Will Eisner comments      0


The Wreckage

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The Wreckage

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Michael Crummey comments      0


A Year of Magical Thinking

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A Year of Magical Thinking

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 6/07

Joan Didion comments      0


Inside

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Inside

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Kenneth J. Harvey comments      0


Astonishing X-Men Volume 1 HC

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Astonishing X-Men Volume 1 HC

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Joss Whedon comments      2


Daredevil: The Devil Inside & Out, Vol. 1

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Daredevil: The Devil Inside & Out, Vol. 1

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Ed Brubaker comments      0


The Fate of The Artist

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The Fate of The Artist

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Eddie Campbell comments      0


Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Alison Bechdel comments      0


Lost Girls

LITERARY »

Lost Girls

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Alan Moore comments      0


Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography

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Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Chester Brown comments      0


Pride of Baghdad

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Pride of Baghdad

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Brian K. Vaughan comments      20


Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness

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Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Bryan Lee O’Malley comments      0


Absolute Sandman, Vol. 1

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Absolute Sandman, Vol. 1

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Neil Gaiman comments      0


Absolute DC: The New Frontier

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Absolute DC: The New Frontier

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Dec 6/07

Darwyn Cooke comments      0


The Weather Makers

LITERARY »

The Weather Makers

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Tim Flannery comments      0


The Birth House

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The Birth House

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Ami McKay comments      0


Carry Me Down

LITERARY »

Carry Me Down

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

MJ Hyland comments      0


De Niro’s Game

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De Niro’s Game

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Rawi Hage comments      0


Gargoyles

LITERARY »

Gargoyles

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Bill Gaston comments      0


I like you: Hospitality Under the Influence

LITERARY »

I like you: Hospitality Under the Influence

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Amy Sedaris comments      0


Airstream Land Yacht

LITERARY »

Airstream Land Yacht

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Ken Babstock comments      0


LITERARY »

JPod

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Douglas Coupland comments      0


I Still Love You

LITERARY »

I Still Love You

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 6/07

Daniel MacIvor comments      0


LITERARY »

Book reviews

Nov 29/07

comments      0


LITERARY »

Book Reviews

Nov 22/07

Alberto Manguel, The City of Words & searchable archives comments      0


LITERARY »

Book reviews

Nov 15/07

comments      0


LITERARY »

Book review

Nov 8/07

comments      0


LITERARY »

Coney island

posted by JOEY COMEAU, Jun 14/07

Summer reading by Joey Comeau comments      0


Halifax InternationalWriters’ Festival

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Halifax InternationalWriters’ Festival

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 22/07

March 28-April 1 comments      0


Badtime stories

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Badtime stories

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 22/07

With her critically lauded debut novel Lullabies for Little Criminals, Montreal author and Writers’ Fest headliner Heather O’Neill has become an instant literary star, but all she’s worried about is the writing. comments      0


Sweet Revenge

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Sweet Revenge

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 21/06

by Sue Carter Flinn comments      0


Copy  that

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Copy that

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Dec 21/06

The Halifax zinesters’ guide to surviving Holiday Parties. Compiled by Sue Carter Flinn comments      0


The Darkness

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The Darkness

posted by SARAH MIAN, Dec 21/06

comments      0


Until morning

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Until morning

posted by RYAN TURNER, Dec 21/06

The past has a way of coming back for the holidays. comments      0


Finders, keepers

LITERARY »

Finders, keepers

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Dec 21/06

Even the most responsible plans can’t weather every storm. comments      0


LITERARY »

Over the top

Dec 7/06

Meat cakes, erotic lost girls and kick-ass guitars. All this debauchery and more made our list of 2006’s best books, graphic novels and video games. comments      0


LITERARY »

Pawn shop blues - Page 4

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Nov 2/06

comments      0


LITERARY »

The Math Building

posted by JOEY COMEAU, Aug 31/06

Fiction by Joey Comeau comments      0


LITERARY »

Pawnshop Blues: The Coles Notes version

Aug 24/06

A Coles Notes catch-up version of our serialized novel Pawnshop Blues, by special-to-The Coast author Stephanie Domet. comments      0


LITERARY »

Pawn shop blues - Page 3

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Aug 10/06

comments      0


LITERARY »

Loot for McLuhan

posted by SEAN FLINN, Jul 13/06

Terry Gordon's gifts keep on giving to Marshall McLuhan and his readers. comments      0


LITERARY »

Pawn shop blues - Page 2

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, May 4/06

comments      0


LITERARY »

Pawn Shop Blues

posted by STEPHANIE DOMET, Apr 27/06

The latest by Stephanie Domet. comments      0


Halifax International Writers’ Festival

LITERARY »

Halifax International Writers’ Festival

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 6/06

If you missed Lisa Moore and Joseph Boyden on Wednesday, don’t despair: These 11 authors and poets will satisfy all your literary cravings. Readings are held at the Lord Nelson Hotel, 1515 South Park. Festival passes ($35) and single tickets available at comments      0


Writes of passage

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Writes of passage

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Apr 6/06

Ami McKay’s search for a midwife led to a great first novel, and some activism for the midwifery cause in Nova Scotia. “Women’s lives are messy and magical and wonderful,” says The Birth House author. “It’s hard to standardize us.” comments      1


Lying in wait

LITERARY »

Lying in wait

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Feb 9/06

Author and cultural critic Lynn Crosbie writes about the death of her own relationship in her new poetic work, Liar. comments      0


Wanting

LITERARY »

Wanting

posted by JAIME FORSYTHE, Dec 22/05

Holiday fiction by Jaime Forsythe comments      1


LITERARY »

Nightfall

posted by LAURA MACDONALD, Dec 1/05

Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax Explosion 1917 Chapter Ten comments      0


LITERARY »

Nightfall

posted by LAURA MACDONALD, Dec 1/05

Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax Explosion 1917 Chapter Ten (part 2) comments      0


Hello Bombgurl

LITERARY »

Hello Bombgurl

posted by SHAYLA HOWELL, Nov 24/05

Melissa Ryan has framed a classic outsider story within a children’s book form. Shayla Howell meets Bombgurl. comments      0


Writing the streets

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Writing the streets

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Sep 22/05

Set in a gritty St. John’s, Lisa Moore’s Alligator is an engagingnovel that follows lovers, low-lifes and the beast that is ambition. comments      0


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Plum deal

posted by JON BRUHM, Jun 16/05

Inspired by a classic Plumtree song, artist Bryan Lee O’Malley has turned Scott Pilgrim into a multimedia empire — with a six-book comic series and a film in the works — in less than a thousand years. comments      0


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Heti games

posted by SUE CARTER FLINN, Mar 31/05

Toronto writer Sheila Heti decided to not play by the rules, creating a unique world in her new book Ticknor. comments      0


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Roll Up the Rim A Novel

posted by CORINNE ABRAHAM,

By Leo McKay Jr. (Red Rowe House) comments      0


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