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June 7, 2020

 

Time to start planning your summer reading: Our critics have picked their favourites in genres ranging from mystery to historical fiction to graphic novels. Also this week, a roundup of recent books on racism, a look at some of the authors behind Harlequin’s new LGBTQ imprint and an update on the Frankfurt Book Fair as Canada tries to postpone its guest of honour role. Keep up to date @globebooks. Lori Fazari

 
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46 books to see you through a summer in lockdown
 

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46 books to see you through a summer in lockdown
 

Margaret Cannon, Jeffrey Canton, Sarah Laing, Peter Nowak, Sean Rogers, Alec Scott

 
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Industry news
 
Canada trying to postpone guest of honour role at Frankfurt Book Fair
 

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Canada trying to postpone guest of honour role at Frankfurt Book Fair
 

Simon Houpt

 
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Toronto Public Library announces curbside pickup plan at 67 branches
 

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Toronto Public Library announces curbside pickup plan at 67 branches
 
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  Heidi Jacobs wins $15,000 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour
 
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Book reviews & author interviews
 
10 recent books on racism in Canada and the U.S.
 

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10 recent books on racism in Canada and the U.S.
 
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Eva Holland delves into our relationship with fear and how it can help us deal with the COVID-19 pandemic
 

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Eva Holland delves into our relationship with fear and how it can help us deal with the COVID-19 pandemic
 

Susan Nerberg

 
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The subversive power of Harlequin’s new cozy queer romance imprint
 

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  The subversive power of Harlequin’s new cozy queer romance imprint
 

Ryan Porter

 
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Good reads
 
In literature, walking has long been a theme
 

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  In literature, walking has long been a theme
 

Oliver Moore

 
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In case you missed it
 
Six new mystery books – including an unintentionally timely epidemic thriller
 

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Six new mystery books – including an unintentionally timely epidemic thriller
 

Margaret Cannon

 
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