Ruthnum is a student of form as much as substance, and his latest novel was the only way to contain some of the sweeping ideas about technology, diversity politics, and the modern workplace that had been nagging at him for months.
The author talks about her creative process and the birth of her Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominated novel Motherhood.
A deliciously macabre read for those ready to make their childhood memories squirm.
The New Yorker essayist Adam Gopnik meditates on Manhattan, marriage, and a life of letters.
Feast is an extensive compilation of regional dishes collected along a 37,000-kilometre road trip across Canada.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: “You throw yourself on the benevolence of the world, believing some kind of wisdom will come of it.” —Canadian explorer Wade Davis
The world of the near future, already environmentally devastated, is further destroyed by an intentionally released supervirus that kills most of the population
Let’s, for a moment, play that game “If you could invite anyone to dinner…” Our imaginary table has space for seven guests, each of a different nationality, and all must be living, working masters of their art.
Miriam Toews’s 21-year-old daughter, Georgia, answers the door. Georgia is friendly and laconic. She is taking time off university to work, and she occasionally does stand-up comedy—something that requires not only an excellent sense of humour, but a lot of courage and resilience. Maybe these are traits that get ingrained when Miriam Toews is your mother.