There’s more work to be done in recognizing Indigenous authors in Canada, says Cherie Dimaline, a 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award winner.
The Canadian governor general welcomes winners of the 2019 prize cycle, which recognizes 14 titles from an initial submission of some 1,400 books.
Listing bestselling work, BookNet Canada takes a look back at this year–and at a decade that started by putting ‘Fifty Shades’ on top.
The late Gregory Younging was a widely known and influential figure in Canada’s Indigenous publishing community and in Canadian First Nations relations.
BookNet Canada releases the country’s bestselling English-language book sales of 2018—for both Canadian authors and overall bestselling titles.
In its 14th year at Cartagena, the Hay Festival brings its mix of literary work and current events to Colombia in January and February.
This week’s Hay Festival Arequipa is preceded by two one-day Hay Festival Forum events, free to attend, in Ayacucho, Peru, and Santiago de Chile. The festival itself runs Thursday through Sunday.
Mario Vargas Llosa speaks with Salman Rushdie onstage at Hay’s Arequipa event in November’s four days of programming in Peru, a festival that features historical, science, sports, and food elements, as well as literary work.
The long-running biennial Festival America, originating in France, announces its first London installation, a four-day event with political and international social issues at the forefront.
The decision of which of five contemporary titles wins the ‘Canada Reads’ competition coincides with an announcement that the United States’ PBS network will stage an ambitious eight-part ‘best-loved’ book show of its own.
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