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PQ Weekly Roundup: 15 Feb 2019

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Don’t miss this adorable animated short about the magic of reading. Gotta love that ending. … Continue reading

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Pulled from the Pages: The House on Major Street by Leon Rooke

I can’t even adequately describe how excited I am for the upcoming publication of Leon Rooke’s The House on Major Street. It is such a brilliant, crazy, surreal novel full of heart—and literary references. I’ve read it a few times by now … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 08 Feb 2019

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Great review of one of our backlist titles—Tom Smart’s Palookaville—in Canadian Literature: “Smart’s book is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Bookish Sport that is Publishing, or, News for February at PQL

If you care about sports (heck, probably even if you don’t), you know this past Sunday marked the annual sporting/marketing grail known as the Super Bowl. Lest you think I actually know what I’m talking about, you can rest assured … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 01 Feb 2018

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. The government shutdown in the USA caused a whole host of issues, but on the … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Coastal Charm

’ve never been to Atlantic Canada (a failing I sincerely hope to rectify someday), but there’s something about it that beckons. The natural landscape appears both picturesque and sublime, and the culture, a charming mix of old-world and new. Transplants … Continue reading

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