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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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The Challenge of Margaret Atwood

With her new book—the much-awaited sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale—the Canadian author is leading a resistance. But it’s not the one you might think. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-05 11:00:00 UTC ]
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'It's time for implementation': UN High Commissioner urges Ottawa to develop national MMIWG action plan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging Canadian authorities to implement a plan to address violence against Indigenous women and girls. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-06-17 22:05:04 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood announces The Handmaid's Tale sequel, The Testaments

Sequel to the Canadian author’s bestselling feminist dystopia will be published around the world in September 2019Margaret Atwood has announced a sequel to her bestselling feminist dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, titled The Testaments. It will be published in September 2019.“Dear Readers,”... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Author Patrick deWitt on Seeing His ‘Sisters Brothers’ on Screen

'I enjoyed the experience of seeing the movie,' the Canadian author says–but only on his second viewing. Seeing his work go to the screen, Patrick deWitt says, takes some getting used to. The post Books to Film: Author Patrick deWitt on Seeing His ‘Sisters Brothers’ on Screen appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian author's own Fire and Fury book surges in sales

A Canadian university professor's book is back on the best-seller list after a decade, thanks to tell-all Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Canadian Author Canadians Know Best? Margaret Atwood

A new survey of Canadian readers found that Margaret Atwood is the Canadian author most residents recognize. The BookNet Canada survey also found that one in five Canadian readers cannot name a single Canadian author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Handmaid's Tale tops book charts after TV series UK debut

Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel rockets to number one on Amazon after Channel 4 begins airing series starring Elisabeth MossThe Handmaid’s Tale, the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood envisaging a hellish dystopia where the US is ruled by an ultra-far-right regime that treats women as chattels, has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucy Maud Montgomery: From hat box novelist to Google Doodle tribute

On the Canadian author's birthday, Google honors Lucy Maud Montgomery's famous novel 'Anne of Green Gables.'  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Canadian Author’s Adventures in International Book Marketing

Pakastani-born Canadian children's book author Rukhsana Khan explains how to leveraging appearances at book fairs for the greatest benefit and impact. The post A Canadian Author’s Adventures in International Book Marketing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize in literature

Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for being "master of the short story" by Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy.Alice Munro is the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature. The Canadian author was lauded for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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