RSS

Margaret Atwood

The opera house that almost wasn't will be a beautiful creature Read more

News

Toronto Public Library Perth Dupont Branch

Toronto Public Library

Torontonians read a lot of challenging literary fiction, stories about women living under oppressive patriarchy and Michelle Obama Read more

Books

From The Testaments to Ian Williams's Giller Prize winner, this year gave us exceptional novels from veteran writers and rising stars Read more

Books

Shot during the author’s 80th year, Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont’s film doesn’t take many risks and feels frustratingly incomplete Read more

Reviews

Margaret Atwood A Word After A Word After A Word Is Power

Peter Bregg

Directors Nancy Lang and Peter Raymont's film is partly a love story about The Handmaid's Tale author's relationship with her late partner Graeme Gibson Read more

Latest News & Features

Margaret Atwood

Samuel Engelking

The Toronto author's highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale is more thrilling actioner than literary meditation Read more

Books

Including new books by Margaret Atwood, Debbie Harry, Robyn Doolittle, Salman Rushdie, Naomi Klein, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Edna O’Brien, Drew Hayden Taylor and more Read more

Books

There may be some light at the end of this series’ very dark tunnel Read more

Reviews

Margaret Atwood

Samuel Engelking

The Toronto author will introduce The Testaments in a live interview to be broadcast in theatres globally on September 10 Read more

Books

The Al Purdy Songbook gathers Snowblink, Jason Collett, Doug Paisley, a posthumous Gord Downie and more in tribute to the influential Canadian poet Read more

Features

penelopiad_scottgorman.jpg

Scott Gorman

Stage adaptation of the CanLit heavyweight's novella turns Greek myths on their heads, but it's sunk by a cluttered and uneven production Read more

Theatre

Local director takes down Hollywood's now most famous abuser of power for sexual gain – but drops the ball on the #MeToo movement Read more

Latest News & Features

The Handmaid's Tale

Courtesy of Bell Media

The dystopian series based on Margaret Atwood's book is back for season two and the outlook for Elisabeth Moss's protagonist is bleak Read more

Reviews

CSAs-Baroness.jpg

Sam Santos

Maudie, Kim’s Convenience and Alias Grace were the biggest winners on a night devoted to celebrating diversity, equality and basic human decency Read more

Latest News & Features

The celebrated author has come under fire for her defense of former UBC professor Steven Galloway in her latest piece in the Globe and Mail Read more

News 7 Comments

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Big Little Lies and The Handmaid's Tale took the top prizes, but it was Oprah Winfrey who shocked the 75th annual awards to life Read more

Latest News & Features

The highs and lows in the CanLit scene were often one in the same this year Read more

Books

From indie upstarts and fierce activists to a literary legend, here are some Torontonians who made our film and TV scene exciting Read more

Latest News & Features 1 Comments

Alias Grace Too

Courtesy of CBC/Netflix

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

How an intergenerational team of Canadian women brought the beloved novel to the screen Read more

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

  • Margaret Atwood

    Samuel Engelking

    Margaret Atwood

    Margaret Atwood's novel The Testaments hits stores on April 10.