• We Are All Treaty People

      Confronting political indifference, the Mi’kmaq and some of their allies have turned to the courts to affirm Mi’kmaw treaties as… Keep Reading

    • Real Heroes Get PTSD

      Lately, our literary detective-types have been showing some realistic signs of wear and tear. It can show up as post-traumatic… Keep Reading

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    The books in this year’s Book Lovers’ Holiday Gift Guide are available from bookstores across Atlantic Canada and through your favourite online retailer. The stores listed below have committed to carrying a large selection of the books as well as special ordering other titles. We encourage you to purchase from these retailers and take advantage of their expertise and knowledge of local books. We also suggest that you call ahead to determine if a book is currently in stock.
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    Themes of Sri Lankan and Canadian Customs Interwoven

    Several contrasting themes are debated throughout the plot, such as being a single parent versus marrying someone you don’t love, arranged marriages and love-based matches, setting Sri Lankan customs beside Canadian ones, overcoming challenges vs. succumbing to them. Priya is writing for a New Age magazine; Suresh is a journalist for a Christian publication. … Keep Reading

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    Jack and the Green Man

    Juicy bits of Newfoundland idiom (Jack’s head is “plimmed” with love ballads, and he and the giant are “drove cracked” by the grouchy eagle) and customs (a boil-up on the beach, mummers, a card tournament) are threaded through the books. … Keep Reading

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    Who is Capable of Murder? An Excerpt from Debra Kumar’s Black River Road

    John Munroe bestowed two other remembrances on Maggie Vail during the initial weeks of their courtship, gifts that offer some insight into the nature of their relationship. The first was a tiny silver-plated pistol and a supply of ammunition, a curious memento to cement a romance. The second was a tintype of Munroe, handsomely bound in an ornate frame. … Keep Reading

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