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London Has Pride!

George

In many cities around the world, June is Pride Month. But here in London, the festivities are just getting started! The Pride London Festival runs from July 20th-30th, and there are tons of great events planned all over the city to celebrate.

Freedom to Read Week

King and King

Every year at the end of February, we celebrate our freedom to read.

Battle of the Books!

Nostalgia

What do you get when you pit two science fiction novels, a book about dogs who can talk, a call for action about climate change, and the story of a violent crime in Winnipeg’s North End against each other?  You guessed it – the 2017 Canada Reads!

Literary Oscars 2017

a long way home

The Oscar nominations have been announced and this year there are lots of literary connections to the movies

Reading Challenges to Start Your New Year Right!

It's a new year and you know what that means...New Year's Resolutions time! While many people set goals related to relationships or health or finance, why not try a book-related goal this year? A great way to widen your book horizon is to participate in a reading challenge! I've listed a few of my favourites below:

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Carrie Book Cover
Halloween is almost here and with it comes an influx of ghosts and goblins, witches and monsters.

Gold Medal Fiction

Friday is the first day of the 31st Olympic Games, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year’s Olympics will feature 306 events in 28 sports and will be the site of many triumphant wins – and many heartbreaking losses. Let’s look at three novels that feature the Olympics.

"The Girls" Has The Buzz This Summer!

The Girls

If there’s one book that’s generating a lot of buzz this summer, it’s Emma Cline’s The Girls.

Conversations with the Artist Philip Aziz

 

Conversations with the Artist

As Western University's first full-time Lecturer in Art, from 1950-1955, Philip Aziz has left his mark in London in many ways.