Doubleday Canada

Rich Terfry at Halifax Central Public Library

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Star CBC-radio host Rich Terfry presents the true story of his alter ego, musician Buck 65, in this rollicking and wonderfully written memoir Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65 (Doubleday Canada). Stories of growing up poor, talented, baseball-obsessed, music-mad and girl-smitten on the East Coast.

Crimes Against My Brother David Adams Richards

Port Medway Readers’ Festival: David Adams Richards

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Join David Adams Richards on Aug. 15 for the final event for the Port Medway Readers’ Festival. Richards will be reading from his novel Crimes Against My Brother at 7p.m. at the Old Meeting House in Port Medway, N.S.. Tickets are $20.00 per person, per event.  A festival sponsorship, which includes two tickets to each of the three author readings, is available for $175.00.  (Please note…

McGrath, Peacock take home 2015 Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards

McGrath, Peacock take home 2015 Newfoundland & Labrador Book Awards

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In a ceremony at Government House in St. John’s Wednesday afternoon, poet Carmelita McGrath was named winner of the E.J. Pratt Award for Escape Velocity published by Goose Lane Editions. Retired veterinarian Andrew Peacock won the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award for Non-Fiction with his debut book Creatures of the Rock:A Veterinarian’s Adventures in Newfoundland published by Doubleday Canada. The wins represent a first for both well-established…