British historian’s Adam Tooze’s Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World, which won this year’s Lionel Gelber prize for non-fiction. Tooze will collect his $15,000 award in Toronto on April 17.
Dark Horse Comics has designated March 23 “Hellboy Day” as it celebrates the 25th anniversary of Mike Mignola’s Big Red hero. To get ready, rewatch Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy on Netflix Canada. Sadly, the superior sequel, Hellboy II: Golden Army, isn’t streaming yet.
Peter Wohlleben will be at Ottawa’s Southminster United Church on March 16 at 2 p.m. to talk about The Secret Wisdom of Nature, the final book in his The Mysteries of Nature trilogy.
What are people reading in Guelph?
- The Bookshelf
- Where: Guelph
- Owners: Hannah and Ben Minett
Evil by Dr. Julia Shaw (Doubleday Canada, 320 pages) was published in February but is already doing well in the store, co-owner Hannah Minett reports. “That’s partly due to the author coming to our e-bar/greenroom, which is on the upper level of our building,” Minett says. “The Bookshelf is unusual because in addition to selling books and magazines, we also have a cinema and a café.”
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