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Books that Will Be Around in 100 Years

Unsurprisingly, we talk about books a lot at our office. Books we are reading now, books we can’t wait to read, books we would never read and of course, our favourite books. Often times we compare classics: who has read Anna Karenina and who hasn’t, or more modern classics like Brave New World or A [...]

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Win A Signed Copy of Yann Martel’s Life of Pi

Back in 2002, we knew that Yann Martel’s Life of Pi was an outstanding read. I guess we weren’t the only ones, because a year and a half ago, it was revealed that this award winning book was going to be adapted into a movie by Academy Award winner Ang Lee. The Life of Pi [...]

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8 Great Books into Movies

This Fall’s crop of movies are quite literary. They range from Anna Karenina to Jack Reacher — so there’s something for everyone. Which one are you most likely to see? Or, are you a movie buff who will watch all of them?   1. Life of Pi This movie, based on Yann Martel‘s bestselling novel [...]

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You Be the Judge

We love looking at book covers. And it’s really interesting to see how different countries approach the cover design for the same books. We’ve put our Canadian covers beside covers from the US or UK in the slideshow below. Let us know which ones are your favourites.

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Life of Pi Movie Trailer

Life of Pi Movie Trailer

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9 Great Literary Tattoos

Tattoos can be a great way to show your personality—if you feel a strong connection to a book, poem or even line of literature, why not put it somewhere everyone can see? Just make sure to choose something you really love because people are going to be asking you about it forever! Here are 9 [...]

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