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This is an image of a Patrick Lane book display at one of OPL's branches.
Patrick Lane's life was filled with poetry, gardens, addictions, and past trauma. He lived hard, loved hard, and wrote from...
The CBC’s Canada Reads has become a hit with readers nationwide, and in libraries too!! The debate over the five...
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Welcome to a new year of CBC's CBC’s All in a Day book panel. On March 4th, Ann Archer of...
This image shows part of David Chariandy's winning book cover, Brother.
The Windham-Campbell Prize is clearly a literary prize to watch, as both one of the largest in the world ($165,000!),...
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Welcome to a new year of CBC's CBC’s All in a Day book panel. On January 7th, 2019, Ann Archer...