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Redemption Songs

Redemption Songs

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New book explores Nova Scotia’s connection to Marcus Garvey and Bob Marley’s anthem of hope and liberation Writing The Hermit of Africville changed my life. Learning about Eddie Carvery’s now 45-year protest against the racism that destroyed his community opened my eyes and left a lot of questions. What exactly is racism? What exactly are the human races? Those questions were the seeds Carvery planted in…

Frye Festival 2015

Jenn Grant, Caroline Savoie, Philippe B and Les Païens part of 2015 Frye Festival’s musical programming

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(Moncton, NB, April 21, 2015) – As Atlantic Canada’s largest literary happening, the Frye Festival feeds imaginations and celebrates words through books and music. Talented singer-songwriters and musicians will share the stage with award-winning authors during entertaining evenings of music and readings. Soirée Frye (Friday, May 1, 7 p.m., théâtre l’Escaouette)  Soirée Frye is one of the Festival’s signature events and features readings by this year’s…

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Our Great Big Contest has winners!

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And the winners are… Kim Harnish Lake, Susan Hoover and Niaomi of Consumed By Ink! Thank you to all who entered! — Entering is easy. Simply like Atlantic Books Today and comment on our Facebook contest post by 11:59 p.m. AST on Oct 26. We’ll announce 3 winners on October 27th! “When I was a boy, I had no idea. About many things. I knew a few facts, here and…