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News for September, or, Stricken by Book Fever and the Pollen of New Ideas

Alas, Quill friends, I am stricken. As the end of August meanders away, leaving us with vague impressions of heat, humidity, and end-of-summer lassitude, September sneaks in quiet, demure—a bit chilly, it must be said—and smacks us directly in the … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 30 Jun 2017

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.   Tell the truth: you totally want to visit Flourish and Blotts, and probably all … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Margaret Gracie Launches Debut Novel Plastic

We’re very pleased to bring you a guest post by Plastic author Margaret Gracie. Plastic is a collection of linked short stories that tells the tale of Debbie Pearce, a former pageant queen and model who struggles with society’s expectations—and … Continue reading

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The Porcupine’s Quill: News for June

So I will admit I was a bit late on the whole spring cleaning thing. The days were hot, long and humid by the time I mustered the time and inclination to tackle the annual tidying blitz, so it was … Continue reading

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On the Power and Pleasure of Reading Short Stories

For some reason I’ve been craving short stories lately. It’s really no wonder—I’ve been wrapped up in Alistair McLeod’s Island for the past few weeks. Without the time to sit down and read a novel start to finish, I’ve had … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 11 Nov 2016

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.   Everyone loves a winner. This year’s Giller Prize went to Madeleine Thien’s Do Not … Continue reading

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