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Scratching the brilliant surface of Abu Dhabi

Denise Roig's Brilliant, a new collection of short stories set in Abu Dhabi, give us a glimpse of class divisions and coping mechanisms for the locals and expats who make up the fast-growing desert metropolis

Kathleen Winter’s short stories delve deep

Celebrated Montreal author Kathleen Winter's new short story collection, The Freedom in American Songs, burrows into the intricacies of human relationships.

Let’s laugh about death

In her quest to promote death positivity, L.A.'s Caitlin Doughty presents a live version of her YouTube series Ask a Mortician for the first time, tomorrow night in Montreal.

A tale of love, espionage & music pioneers

Launching in Montreal this week, Sean Michaels' Us Conductors recounts the story behind one of the world's weirdest musical instruments.

Everything you wanted to know about Pussy Riot

Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot is an in-depth and incisive account of an activist art movement, and a political scandal that spurred its own global protest.

Morrissey’s autobiography should shut up

Morrissey's Autobiography is hotly anticipated and already topping many year's end best book lists. But is it any good?

Now you can read Kolia in English

Young Montreal writer Perrine Leblanc's award-winning debut novel Kolia gets the translation treatment.

Biblioasis launches three books tonight

Canadian indie press Biblioasis launches three very different books at Casa tonight, with readings by authors Andrew Steinmetz, Lucie Wilk and Cynthia Flood.

It’s a good time for comics

Comics for all! Shigero Mizuki's Kitaro offers manga-style horror, Lucy Knisley's Relish celebrates foodieism, and Sarah Burwash's The Far Woods meditates on rural life.

Lynn Coady keeps fiction weird

Lynn Coady’s new collection of stories, Hellgoing, scratches beneath the surface of everyday life, revealing the inner struggles of her characters.