Books & Lit
Blind date with a book: An independent Ottawa bookstore is thriving on the sale of novels wrapped in brown paper
The small storefront faces the Centretown United Church and sits next to Wilf & Ada’s Diner, where its wall-to-wall niche collection of books, records and memorabilia has been attracting customers since 2013.
Apt613’s Librarian-in-Residence gives a snapshot of what adult Ottawans were interested in reading in 2018.
Apt613’s Librarian-in-Residence gives a snapshot of what young Ottawans were interested in reading in 2018.
It was a dark and stormy night. Actually–it was a fairly windy fall day in the Glebe at the OPL’s Teen Author Fest 2018, on October 27th.
The Ottawa Public Library is holding its 9th annual Teen Author Fest on October 27 from 12-5pm.
As any parent that has read some of the mind-numbingly mundane kids’ books can attest, a little adult-level humour goes a long way.
Anyone got a time machine? You’ll need it to fit in all the great events this weekend, featuring a jammed packed Saturday!
Did you know Ottawa has a monthly in-the-nude literary salon?
Presented annually by the Ottawa Independent Writers, the Frank Hegyi Award alternates between fiction and non-fiction works each year.
On this week’s podcast, we chat with Eugster and Battersby about their experiences in the industry and what draws them to children’s literature.
The Social Book Exchange is taking place at Citizen (207 Gilmour St) from 8–11pm on Sunday, January 28.
We’ve seen what the adults read, so now it’s time for the top reads in teen fiction and children’s books.
The Ottawa Public Library has crunched the numbers on what people across the city borrowed and read this year, listing the Top 10 titles in several genres.
The Canadian Museum of History is the place to be on November 30. From a tree lighting to a market to a talk by Charlotte Gray, it’s a night at the museum you won’t want to miss.
Il est des livres pour enfants qui n’ont pour seul but que de faire rêver. Il en est d’autres qui au-delà de leur vocation de loisir tentent d’inviter les jeunes lecteurs à la réflexion. Madame Adina, d’Alain Cavenne, est de ceux-là. Pourtant, si l’intention est bonne la réalisation souffre de quelques faiblesses.