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Mystery thrillers, Trump gossip, the Giller Prize winner, driving and decluttering guides and a certain patriarchy-loving local prof were widely read this year more

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Two-spirit/Indigiqueer author draws majesty and exuberance from trauma in his break-out novel Jonny Appleseed more

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This year's top books speak to the way in which literature continues to feature powerfully diverse voices more

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Samuel Engelking

The trans singer, comic, club owner and sex work activist's résumé is way more interesting than yours – and it's all in her new memoir more

Features

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Arden Wray

Pop culture critic John Semley makes a persuasive case for disagreement in his new book, but we don't agree with everything he says more

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The comic book icon is dead at 95, leaving a legacy of characters who dominate American entertainment more

Interviews & Features

The largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world takes over Glad Day Bookshop from November 9 to 11 more

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The city's defecation problem is an open secret thanks to officials who long ago washed their hands of providing bathrooms for citizens, writes Lezlie Lowe more

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Our picks for the 39th annual literary fest include Esi Edugyan, Roddy Doyle, Miriam Toews and Buffy Sainte-Marie more

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Pop-Up Magazine, a show that recreates the experience of reading a general-interest magazine for an audience, is coming to Toronto for the first time more

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Toronto author's update of Daphne du Maurier's Gothic classic Rebecca captures complexities in female relationships without being overly serious more

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Samuel Engelking

Following the success of her debut book So You Want To Talk About Race, the Seattle-based writer is exploring racial landscapes in Toronto and beyond more

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Artist and writer Shari Kasman is crowdfunding to publish a tribute to the frozen-in-time 70s shopping mall, which is slated for redevelopment more

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Posthumously released collection The Flame finds the music icon sharply critiquing a culture that disappointed him more

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The polarizing Toronto author is up for the prestigious award, as are Esi Edugyan and Patrick DeWitt – but Rawi Hage and Tanya Tagaq were shut out more

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Matt Barnes

A new authorized biography writes the legendary folk musician back into history and pop culture more

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Toronto author's collection of personal essays is a reminder that failure is an essential component of the internet generation's story more

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If your homemade edibles have been limited to brownies, this book has more than 70 cannabis-infused recipes. more

Cannabis

The Toronto-based Inuk musician is uncharacteristically nervous about her literary debut, but Split Tooth will get you in the gut, heart and mind as much as her music does more

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Samuel Engelking

Prolific writer is releasing two new books and a third is shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards more

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