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From pig heads and Grindr hookups to Keanu Reeves and a classic Danforth pub – the things we're reading about this summer are eclectic to say the least more

Jun 21, 2017 10:50 AM Books

There’s nothing like soaking up the sun with a book and it’s even better when whatever you’re reading reflects your queer experience. These recent and upcoming releases will expand your mind while confirming LGBTQ reality more

Jun 16, 2017 3:51 PM Books

“I think there’s still a long way to go in terms of equality,” says Ben McNally, founder of Ben McNally Books, who teamed up with daughter Danielle for the festival. “I still think in a lot of ways that women are not given the kind of exposure they s more

Jun 13, 2017 4:31 PM Books

The musician and CBC Radio host chronicles the struggles of his Vancouver pop-punk group in Dirty Windshields more

Jun 13, 2017 12:44 PM Books

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Mayank Austen Soofi

The Booker Prize-winning author has been lauded for her opposition to India's caste system – and derided as a privileged celebrity interloper more

Jun 9, 2017 4:50 PM Books

In Fugue States, the Hamilton-based author subverts the archetypal story of a second-generation immigrant that goes on a journey of self-discovery more

Jun 6, 2017 12:15 PM Books

A free creative writing workshop series for sufferers of mental illness and addiction will be celebrating the launch of its new book, the Double World, this week. more

May 30, 2017 11:07 AM Books

“It’s the butt of a lot of jokes,” says the Toronto author, “and a lot of that has to do with race. Scarborough’s got a rep for crime, but there’s nothing that happens here that doesn’t happen downtown.” more

May 25, 2017 11:52 AM Books

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Courtesy of Susan G. Cole

An excerpt from Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer, a new collection of essays from Coach House Books more

May 19, 2017 4:25 PM Books

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Alexandra Caufin

Toronto’s indie school for creative writing is rallying some of the city’s literary best with a refreshing new model more

May 2, 2017 5:40 PM Books

"I've always been interested in other people's consciousness. That's what we want from entertainment, isn't it? Why do we read fiction and watch movies? We want to get lost in other people's lives." more

Apr 12, 2017 7:13 PM Books

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Alexandra Caufin

Get your fix of The Feathertale Review, Carousel, Broken Pencil, Poetry is Dead and Taddle Creek more

Apr 11, 2017 11:02 AM Books

In Fail Better: Why Baseball Matters, Toronto author takes a philosophical approach to the game more

Apr 5, 2017 6:24 PM Books

But the festival of art, politics and ideas also focuses on what there is to lose if we do nothing. more

Mar 31, 2017 11:32 AM Books

Longtime poet and indie press activist taps his memories and wit to snag top honours more

Mar 30, 2017 4:02 PM Books