Guernica Editions will be celebrating its 40th anniversary with gala receptions in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. The Ottawa reception, graciously hosted by KPMG at its stunning 18th story boardrooms, will include refreshments, food and the announcement of the shortlist for the 2018 Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction! The reception will start at 5:30 pm. There […]
Please join us at the Ottawa Public Library Sunnyside Branch to celebrate the release of journalist, editor, and crime fiction authority Sarah Weinman‘s gripping true-crime book The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World. Sarah will be in conversation with Dana Dragunoiu, Associate Professor of English at Carleton […]
Which books did we check out of the Ottawa Public Library the most this year?
Here are my picks for what I enjoyed the most from teen and adult books for 2016. It was quite a struggle whittling it down to these twenty-eight books from the over 400 I read so far this year, but these were some of the more entertaining ones I found.
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.
Editor’s Note: Mike Reynolds is a local author who is taking part in the NaNoWriMo challenge running throughout the month of November. As a multi-year veteran of this grueling test of literary mettle, he’s been kind enough to chronicle his experiences for us. Be sure to check in at the end of the month to […]
We all have memories we’d like to banish from the kingdom of our minds. If you can’t think of a special one right now, don’t worry, soon a certain scent will waft through the air, a genteel fingertip will brush by an earlobe or someone will snarl behind the bulge of a maple-cream donut and […]