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The Thrill of the Hunt: An Ode to Literary Browsing

We’ve given up a lot over the course of this pandemic. By now we’re all, to some degree, shaggy-haired, raggedy-fingernailed, sweatpants-wearing, hug-starved home bakers whose sole social interactions have been virtual, grocery related, or predicated on how many neighbours can be talked into allowing their dogs to be petted at the end of a two-metre leash. (Or … just me? You know what? Don’t tell me.) One of the things I most look forward to doing as the country starts to open back up is visiting the bookstores and browsing for new literary treasures to add to my shelves. Continue reading

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Life Is Hard Right Now. Read a Book.

Life is hard right now. While COVID-19 rewrites rules and changes life as we know it, it’s easy to fall into the fear that is spurring so much frantic toilet paper acquisition around the globe. Social events—including book launches, readings, … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 13 Mar 2020

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. Novels about fictional epidemics are booming. Is anyone surprised? Is it the collective obsession of … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 03 Jan 2020

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 smell of new beginnings is in the air, for readers and writers alike. Here’s … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 12 July 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. Who doesn’t like learning about hilariously out-dated slang terms. Whether you add them to your … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 24 Aug 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. Ever wondered how to write a good book description. It’s not simply a matter of … 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.