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The library's Appel Salon and eh List event series also include a tribute to late music icon Leonard Cohen and the Toronto Book Awards more

Aug 15, 2017 4:21 PM Books


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Maria Qamar parlayed her popularity on Instagram into a guide for South Asian women caught in the crosshairs of two cultures – and meddlesome aunties more

Aug 12, 2017 8:01 AM Books

Carol Off, George Elliott Clarke, Pasha Malla, Mary Walsh, Emma Donoghue, Seth and Anne Michaels will also appear at the 38th annual literary event more

Aug 10, 2017 4:58 PM Books

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Part of a global initiative, Books on the Transit wants to bring strangers together through books – but the TTC is not having it more

Jul 25, 2017 12:12 PM Books

For all the research, listening and reading I’ve done on the issue of sexual assault, this unrelenting memoir made me realize I still haven’t grasped the impact of abuse more

Jul 24, 2017 1:58 PM Books


Eric Kostiuk Williams

The self-publishing platform is commercializing amateur stories about Drake and Kim Kardashian, and queer and feminist authors are learning to adjust more

Jul 5, 2017 5:34 PM Books

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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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