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Artist Robert Bateman explores creative process, love of nature in new memoirs

At 85, Robert Bateman may seem like a creature of habit.

The acclaimed wildlife artist and naturalist still paints seven days a week, from 10 a.m. 888 more words


Robert Bateman on nature, and the 'high priests' of high art

Robert Bateman has earned many awards — at least a dozen honorary doctorates, for example — but the wildlife artist describes one distinction with a particularly jovial smile. 994 more words

Local Arts

How a 12 year old actress signed a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster

Quvenzhané Wallis is only 12 years old, but that doesn’t make her too young for a nice, fat book deal.

The Oscar nominee has signed a four-book deal with Simon & Schuster, who declined to disclose the financial terms. 221 more words


Peggy Blair's latest mystery finds a new level of sophistication

Peggy Blair’s first novel, The Beggar’s Opera, signalled that something special might be brewing. Her second book, The Poisoned Pawn saw the Ottawa lawyer turned mystery maven take a real step forward. 648 more words


Best of food and drink this week

Just in time for the weekend, we’ve put together a round-up of some of our favourite recipes and food-related features this week including an interview with Cronut creator Dominique Ansel, an ingredient spotlight on pumpkin, and a campaign in favour of misfit vegetables. 377 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Lower ebook prices coming to Canada?

OTTAWA — Four major publishers of electronic books have signed an agreement with the Competition Bureau that is expected to lower prices for consumers by 20 per cent or more. 173 more words


Stephen Harper's hockey book to be released Nov. 5

OTTAWA — Stephen Harper’s long-awaited labour of love finally has a release date.

The prime minister has reportedly spent close to a decade chipping away at his book about the history of hockey. 437 more words