Book News Roundup – March 7, 2014

DrSeussThe Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist is out!! (More on our fabulous Women’s Prize Party soon!)

Dr. Seuss had a secret closet filled with more than 100 hats! and 19 other things you didn’t know about the famous children’s book author.

In case you missed it: Joseph Boyden won this year’s Canada Reads competition. Check out this video of Boyden and defender Wab Kinew  discussing the insights one can draw from The Orenda.

I think I mentioned a few posts ago that I would attend the Canada Council’s National Forum on the Literary Arts. Here is a great synopsis of the summit from The National Post’s Mark Medley.

Sometimes you really, really don’t want to read this month’s book selection for book club. Here is a glossary of book club defense mechanisms.


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