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Alice Munro, Short Story Master and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 92

Canadian author Alice Munro, a master of the short story and the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature, died at her home in Port Hope, Ontario, on May 13. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood thrilled by award from France honouring her literary achievements

Canadian author Margaret Atwood has received a high honour from France's ministry of culture for her contributions to literature. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2024-01-18 18:47:25 UTC ]
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Prince Harry and Meghan buy film rights to Canadian author Carley Fortune's romantic novel

A Canadian author says a production company belonging to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has bought the screen rights for her romantic novel. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-08-08 18:39:04 UTC ]
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The indie publishing mavericks shaking up the UK books world

Last year, all of literature’s big prizes went to small publishers. In a risk‑averse climate, edgy debuts and ‘tricky-to-sell’ foreign titles have found a home at the likes of Fitzcarraldo Editions and Sort Of Books – and the gamble has paid offA quiet revolution is afoot in British publishing.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-07-16 08:00:02 UTC ]
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With Russia at war, fascism has taken hold of its young people, Canadian researcher finds

While his assessment has its detractors, Canadian author and Russia expert Ian Garner believes fascist views now permeate Russia's young people to such a degree that the chances of a lasting peace following the war in Ukraine are remote. ... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-05-15 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Penny Wrote a No. 1 Best Seller During Her Year Off

She meant to take a break but the Canadian author ended up doing what she always does: powering through a new novel. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-12-15 10:00:14 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Simmering’

‘Simmering’ is a short story by the Canadian author and poet Margaret Atwood (born 1939). Published in Atwood’s 1983 collection Murder in the Dark, the story might be regarded as a piece of flash fiction, micro-fiction, or even an example of prose poetry. ‘Simmering’ posits a society in which... Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-11-28 15:00:57 UTC ]
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Toronto author's bestselling novel The Maid started as an idea on a napkin

Canadian author Nita Prose's debut novel The Maid became a New York Times and Canadian bestseller just a few weeks after its release on January 4.  Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-02-16 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Author Catherine Mavrikakis at Frankfurt: ‘Serious Thinking’

'My mother didn’t want us to live wars,' said Canada's Catherine Mavrikakis in a conversation at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post Canadian Author Catherine Mavrikakis at Frankfurt: ‘Serious Thinking’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-28 16:58:14 UTC ]
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Giller Prize gala to honour best in Canadian fiction going virtual

A Canadian author of fiction will be awarded $100,000 in the comfort of their own home tonight as the Scotiabank Giller Prize gala goes virtual this year. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-11-09 17:43:21 UTC ]
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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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