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The Real Lolita with author Sarah Weinman

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 […]

Librarian in Residence: Best books for adults, 2016

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.

Remembering with Joshua Foer at the Ottawa Writer’s Fest

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 […]