Moving past Christopher Goscha on Vietnam and Walter Scheidel’s explication of violence as an historical driver, the Cundill History Prize goes to Daniel Beer in the UK.
Author Dave Eggers and illustrator Shawn Harris open this year’s US and Canada #GiveBooks charity campaign to increase book ownership among underserved children.
Richard Prieur, executive director of ANEL in Québec, talks about the association’s work to support the flourishing francophone book market in Canada.
Ahead of the 2017 Montréal Book Fair, we look at 8 French Canadian publishers supporting local authors and bringing their books to the global stage.
Canada’s top bookstore chain, Indigo, confirms plans to open bookstores in the US in 2018. Some believe Indigo is in a better position to compete with Amazon than Barnes & Noble.
Opening November 15 for its 40th anniversary outing, Québec’s biggest annual books event has a faithful public following and a professional program.
There’s more work to be done in recognizing Indigenous authors in Canada, says Cherie Dimaline, a 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award winner.
Authors, poets, illustrators and actors are among the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards for Canadian writing in French and English.
The three finalists named for the Cundill History Prize focus on ‘big issues’ all of which have relevance to challenges dogging many societies today.
While details and application guidance is still forthcoming, the Canada Council has announced its new, three-year translation funding initiative.