Books & Lit
After being asked for a list of books on community and civic engagement, I started researching to see if I could learn more about what exactly this means, especially in light of some of the big ongoing projects in Ottawa.
As a storyteller, Coyote’s warmth, charisma, and compassion are evident, making their performances not to be missed.
See Vivek Shraya at the Ottawa International Writers Festival, October 23rd and 24th.
Ottawans love to read good books, including books written by local and Canadian writers, but every now and then, even the most avid reader needs a bit of a push finding their next coup-de-coeur.
A series of events discusses topics like food security & ethical eating, and showcase local producers.
“Like Canada, Canadian literature is a social construction made up by the CBC and marketing firms.”
Once In A Blue Kentucky Moon delivers a fast-paced contemporary romance with just a hint of an edge.
Ottawa Cooks has been a long time coming – not only because it is the 7th book in Figure One Publishing’s “Canada Cooks” series, but also because the culinary scene in Ottawa is only now reaching its full potential.
This week, host Livia Belcea talks about books and interviews Ian Shaw, Editor-in-Chief for Ottawa Review of Books. Tune in for Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
This week, host Livia Belcea talks with Wingd, about their first book, An Insider’s Guide to Canada’s Capital. We last talked to Wingd in March, when they were calling for submissions to the book. Tune in for Apt613 Live every Tuesday at 6pm on CHUO 89.1 FM.
The Canadian Conference for Speculative Fiction is in town next weekend.
Poitevin finishes off her Forever series with another modern fairy tale romance, Forever Grace. Fans of the first books, Gwyneth Ever After and Forever After, will not be disappointed with the sequel.
A library on wheels is a perfect fit for bike-crazy Ottawa.
The first time I read Stewart Dudley’s novel The Cutting Room, it frustrated me. The plot seemed to be deliberately slow, with information doled out in tiny bits as though the author was trying not to satisfy the reader too much. I put it down after finishing and felt a bit cranky with it. But […]
Stephen Johnson works at the Ottawa Public Library. When not at work, he is probably out exploring the region (libraries included) with his family. In recent years, the summer staycation has become a popular trend. It allows a person to save money while being a tourist in their own backyard. In Ottawa, we are fortunate […]