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The Illegal By Lawrence Hill Wins Canada Reads 2016

Canadian author Lawrence Hill first won Canada Reads, the annual CBC battle of the books competition, in 2009 when his novel The Book of Negroes was championed by Avi Lewis. The successful novel of course also went on to also become an award winning limited series on CBC TV. Now his latest book, The Illegal, has made him a winner again.


What Not To Miss At The 2015 Vancouver Writers Fest

The Vancouver Writers Fest started 27 years ago, and each year it has not only grown in size, but it has also continued to inspire all of those attending. Authors reaching readers, offering a forum to exchange ideas and promote conversation, is what the festival is all about, and this year’s event, running from October 20 – 25, is no exception.