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Ottawa book events

SUNDAY, MAY 24

Ottawa International Writers Festival: National Gallery of Canada Creative Writing Workshop with Frances Itani, 12 p.m. at National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Dr.  409 more words

Books

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander

This was a fun one. As you may know I am a big Harry Potter fan. I have Hermione’s wand and tons of biographies and film making books centered around the series, as well as the seven books themselves, obviously. 275 more words

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Country Life, Shakespeare and midsummer madness

Like most people, I suspect, I was surprised by the news that someone had discovered a contemporary portrait of Shakespeare. And bemused, too, that they would chose to reveal the fact in… 951 more words

Books And Literature

Country Life, Shakespeare and midsummer madness

Like most people, I suspect, I was surprised by the news that someone had discovered a contemporary portrait of Shakespeare. And bemused, too, that they would chose to reveal the fact in… 951 more words

Books And Literature

Mulcair's autobiography to be published in August

Scant months before the federal election, NDP leader Tom Mulcair has written his autobiography.

Strength of Conviction will be published Aug. 1, Dundurn Press announced Thursday. 151 more words

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Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson

Oy. No thank you. Now, I know this book is meant for tweens and teens, I get that but it had some potential, that is until it ended like a fairy tale knock off. 386 more words

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The Table of Less Valued Knights by Marie Phillips

I had high hopes for this book. Hmmm, oh well.

A quick read indeed. This is the kind of book you can pick up for 10 minutes at a time and still follow the story easily each time. 361 more words

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