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Project Bookmark Canada helps bring fiction to life

August 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Inventive project showcases excerpts from fictitious works in the real locations where they occur.

Project Bookmark Canada’s fourth bookmark, displaying the poem ‘Essentialist’ by Ken Babstock on St. George Street. Credit: Kristin Eliason/Gleaner News

By Kristin Eliason

There are two bookmarks in the Annex, but they are not of the paper variety.

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Tags: Annex · Arts

Spring is here  

July 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on Spring is here  

And so are the locally-grown spring books!

Book City has them. The authors have them. The publishers have them. The internet has them. Poke around online at Open Book: Toronto—a government funded unbiased guide to Ontario-based book publishers, updated daily with news of new authors, book events, readings and more. You too could be the proud owner of any number of these and other Spring 2012 books, brought to you by the hard-working, marginalized world of the Canadian independent publisher.

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Looks like a book, feels like a book … local literary gift picks

December 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Looks like a book, feels like a book … local literary gift picks

By Nathaniel G. Moore

Grunt of the Minotaur is described by its author Robin Richardson as having “all the naked women, natural disasters, talking hogs, cannibals, and crooked cowboys you need to make your holidays bright … with just a touch of baffling.”

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Tags: Annex · People · General