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Canada Reads Author Angie Abdou talks about Bone Cage

by D - Friday, Dec 03, 2010 at 1:09pm


Canada Reads Author Angie Abdou talks about her novel, Bone Cage.

This year the Canada Reads hour-long debates will air on CBC Radio One on February 7, 8 and 9 at 11 a.m. and again at 8 p.m.

Ruth Moody Live, Tuesday December 7, 8:00pm.

by D - Friday, Dec 03, 2010 at 10:58am

Ruth Moody is a Juno Award winning songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Founding member of the internationally renowned, Billboard-charting trio The Wailin' Jennys and former lead singer of the Canadian roots band Scruj MacDuhk (the band that would later become The Duhks), she has performed in sold-out venues around the world, made numerous critically-acclaimed albums, and has appeared more than a dozen times on the national radio show A Prairie Home Companion. Ruth has recently released her first full-length solo album, The Garden.This performance is free, but reservations are strongly recommended. Please call Prairie Ink Restaurant at 975-2659 for more information or to book a table.

Categories: Winnipeg

The New York Times 10 best books of 2010

by D - Friday, Dec 03, 2010 at 10:04am

The New York Times 10 best books of 2010
Fiction
Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen.
The New Yorker Stories, by Ann Beattie.
Room, by Emma Donoghue.
Selected Stories, by William Trevor.
A Visit from The Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan.
Non-Fiction
Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet, by Jennifer Homans.
Cleopatra: A Life, by Stacy Schiff.
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) With Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes, by Stephen Sondheim.
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America?s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson.

Categories: Awards

Hunger by Jackie Morse Kessler

by Chadwick Ginther - Thursday, Dec 02, 2010 at 11:16am

$12.99 Add to Cart

Lisabeth Lewis never meant to become Famine.

When an anorexic seventeen-year-old is given the power of one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, she must face the terrible consequences of her power and the disease that threatens her life.

Categories: Reviews, Staff Pick, SciFi & Fantasy

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The 18th annual Saskatchewan Book Awards

by D - Wednesday, Dec 01, 2010 at 9:57am

The 18th annual Saskatchewan Book Awards were held in Regina on Saturday. The winners were as follows:

Book of the year:
David Carpenter, A Hunter's Confession

Fiction:
Sandra Birdsell, Waiting for Joe

Non-fiction:
Alexandra Popoff, Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography

Regina bookaward:
Dianne Warren, Cool Water

Saskatoon bookaward:
Alexandra Popoff, Sophia Tolstoy: A Biography

Young adult literature award:
Arthur Slade, The Dark Deeps: The Hunchback Assignment II

First book award:
Amy Jo Ehman, Prairie Feast: A Writer's Journey Home for Dinner

Award for poetry:
Dave Margoshes, Dimensions of an Orchard

First Peoples' writing award:
Jo-Ann Episkenew, Taking Back Our Spirits: Indigenous Literature, Public Policy and Healing

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon
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