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PQ Weekly Roundup: 13 Dec 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. How has reading changed in the past decade? On some of the biggest book-related trends … Continue reading

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PQL Holiday Giveaway # 1: Snark and Silliness

Do the holidays have you feeling frazzled, stressed out, at the end of your rope? Do the gloomy skies have you wishing for a little beauty, a little visual treat? Does the world just feel heavy? If you feel like your in … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 06 Dec 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. It’s sad to hear that Stratford, Ontario mainstay Book Stage is closing its retail bookstore. … Continue reading

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To All the Books I’ve Loved Before, Or, News for December at PQL

At this time of the year, when the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us, and visions of sugar plums arise (to our delight or dismay), gratitude becomes almost a coping mechanism. Or if not gratitude, at … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 29 Nov 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. I’ve gone and done it now. I’ve outed myself as a bookish sinner. If you … Continue reading

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The True Story of an Unrepentant Literary Sinner: Being an Account of the Porcupette’s Confessions of Bookish Sin

I found one of those fire-and-brimstone religious pamphlets in my mailbox today. It was good for a chuckle (the thing played fast and loose with grammatical rules and made conspicuous use of bold, italic and underlined text, sometimes all at … Continue reading

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The Porcupine's Quill would like to acknowledge the support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts for our publishing program. The financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) is also gratefully acknowledged.