Editions

The collective trauma of the great cod collapse

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The fisheries are ours to squander or sustain. In ‘Cod Collapse: The Rise and Fall of Newfoundland’s Saltwater Cowboys,’ author Jennifer Thornhill Verma shows us how good we have been at the former and provides enormous justification for why we should strive to achieve the latter.

CMO’s Message

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Full disclosure: I’m not from the book world. But in the last year, I’ve been captured by it. The region’s publishers and authors’ passion, creativity and openness are infectious, and as business guy turned book convert, my goal now is to both expand awareness and consumption of Atlantic books. Recently, one of Canada’s largest book printers commented that there are more new books coming out of…

Editor’s Message

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True confession: four years ago, I moved from Waterloo, Ontario, to Halifax. With me came the naive belief that every place in Canada was mostly the same.  How wrong I was.  This windswept, hurricane-prone East Coast and its craggy, seemingly limitless shoreline is anything but. Here lives an intricately connected holding ground for raw, unadulterated, infinitely creative writing talent, informed by place and plentiful enough to…

War and espionage

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Under the crushing weight of the siege of Gaza, characters Laila and Nasser are members of the Palestinian resistance fighting desperately to free their people.