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Canadian Fiction

A Concise History Of Canadian Painting

book cover imageIf your interest is art history and especially Canadian art history, have a look at Dennis Reid's updated edition of

Scotiabank Giller Prize Announces Shortlist

Book CoverThe finalists are in! Who is your choice for the Giller Prize?

Heartbreakingly good

I knew The Deception of Livvy Higgs was going to break my heart from the opening chapter. Canadian author Donna Morrissey has done it to me before - her prize winning first novel Kit's Law, is a favourite of mine.

Livvy Higgs is an eighty year old woman living alone in Halifax. Livvy is growing tired, she seems to be losing track of time and can't keep up with her day to day chores. As a winter storm batters the city, Livvy lies down just to rest a bit. But Livvy is more than just tired - in fact she is having a series of mini heart attacks. And as she drifts in and out of consciousness, she dreams....

Scotiabank Giller Prize Announces Longlist

Book Cover For those looking for that great Canadian novel, The Scotiabank Giller Prize announced their longlist of contenders on Tuesday, September 04, 2012.