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In a Q&A, the bestselling Canadian author talks about her fascination with the 19th century, why her main character is intersex and how her writing has changed.
In a Q&A about "Next in Line," the British author talks about working on charity auctions with Di and which Royal Family member approved of the book.
In a Q&A with "Hamnet" author Maggie O'Farrell, she talks about reading Robert Browning, underpainting and how little is known about the life and death of Lucrezia de' Medici
The 14th novel from Montreal-based author Catherine McKenzie imagines nefarious working women who take on "the boys club" with terrifying consequences.
In "The Manhattan Girls," the London-based writer imagines the lives of four brilliant women who bonded over cards, whiskey and fraught romances
In "Agent Josephine," he details how the American burlesque star, who found fame in Paris, snuck French intelligence reports written in invisible ink past Nazi checkpoints
In a Q&A with the London author, she talks about turning 40, leaving her journalism job and taking inspiration from the news headlines
In an excerpt, she explains how those who risked their lives to rescue the infamous Ciano Diaries also saved themselves
“We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies” traces the intergenerational effects of displacement and trauma on refugees who fled the Chinese occupation of their land
In "The Foundling," Ann Leary explores the moral conundrum behind eugenics practised by psychiatrists in the 1920s at an American "home for the feeble-minded"
"This is How We Love" explores blood relations, chosen families and how trauma reverberates through the generations
In a Q&A about "The Change," the U.S. writer talks about the Long Island killer who inspired her story, seeing ghosts and dispelling myths about women in midlife
In "Ghosts of War," the Globe and Mail journalist travels to Vietnam in an effort to reconcile Robert Reguly's globe-trotting career with his family life
"City on Fire" starts a new trilogy from the author, who was inspired by Homer's "Iliad" to create a modern-day gangster story set in 80s Rhode Island
The story about a working-class boy struggling with his sexuality was inspired by Stuart’s coming-of-age as a young gay man in the 80s
In a Q&A with the Pulitzer Prize winner, the New York author equates an imaginary memory platform called "Own Your Unconscious" to Facebook
Susan Swan talks to Margaret Atwood about 'Burning Questions,' a new collection that surfaces past and present convictions.
Data never tell the whole story, despite our dependence on numbers to explain everything from sports to weather
In "The School for Good Mothers," the Chicago author imagines an alternative present where mom shaming is government business
The Montreal author's farcical novel about high-end travel, "The Swells," takes a hilariously dark turn when class war breaks out on the opulent Emerald Tranquility
In her memoir 'War Tourist,' the Canadian-born TV journalist Hilary Brown covers her ground-breaking career as a female war correspondent, meeting her late husband and finding love again in her seventies
In 'The Next Supper,' the Winnipeg food journalist shows how the pandemic disrupted the restaurant industry, why you should care and what you can do about it
In her eighth book, 'What Storm, What Thunder,' the Haitian-born, Canadian-raised academic explains why it was time to write about the catastrophic natural disaster
The Newfoundland actor and comedian, famous for his 90-second rants, is an introvert and very private person who won't even say what kind of car he drives
The U.S. author explains why he uses stories-within-stories in his novels, and how he channeled all his preoccupations and anxieties into his latest book
In this Q&A about his memoir, James talks about his interest in Nova Scotia history and live-streaming shows from his living room
The Quebec author compares the paradises of the first Industrial Revolution, particularly that of her novel's characters, William and Mary Wordsworth, with our search for peace during the pandemic
In "Her Turn," the Toronto writer spectacularly blows up the life of her protagonist – a divorced, 48-year-old newspaper editor – to get to the heart of forgiveness
The Afghan American author, who connects past and present in 'Sparks Like Stars,' writes about trauma as the U.S. withdraws troops from her homeland
The Canadian author of 'Molly Falls to Earth' reflects on impermanence and the mystery, and sometimes terror, of everyday existence
In this essay, the writer, who splits her time between Paris and Montana, recounts the real-life events that inspired the book
Art expert Helena Marsh and her wannabe lover, ex-Budapest policeman Attila Feher, are back and chasing more bad guys in a mystery set in motion by a painting
All of the acclaimed author’s novels – including her latest, A Town Called Solace – are set in northern Ontario, because nostalgia for ‘back home’ makes her writing come alive
The industrial engineer's book draws on her '90s friendship with a professional dominatrix and creates a world where sex workers have more ethics and business acumen than the architects of the financial crisis
The Toronto criminal lawyer draws on 30 years experience defending everyone from the super rich to the super poor to write about the deep roots of economic disparity
The Canadian author thought he would set the literary world on fire in his twenties. Here's what it took to get his first book published.
The Scottish author found real-life inspiration for the 21st instalment in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series through a sanctuary for orphaned pachyderms in his beloved Botswana
Atwood sits down with Zoomer to talk poetry, the moment she knew she wanted to be a writer and her advice to those who find poetry intimidating.
The genesis of her thriller comes from Dostoevsky, McQueen and Bauby
The author talks about his writing process, how being Black shaped his life and being a “weirdo”