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2019 Poetry Splendour

By The 49thShelf Community

The books that shaped our community's literary year.

Book Cover Falling for Myself

Marking International Day of Disabled Persons (December 3) with a recommended reading list by one of CanLit's foremost disability activists, Dorothy Ellen Palmer, whose latest book is the memoir Falli …

The Chat with Governor General's Award Winner Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith is this year’s Governor General’s Award winner for Young People’s Literature (Illustrated Book) for Small in the City, published by Groundwood Books

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A list of fabulous fiction (and sneak preview of 2020's hottest books), by Samantha M. Bailey, whose debut novel, Woman on the Edge, is out now.

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