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Mon, 4 May 2015 09:19:48 EDT(image)
With profound technological advances, our world is in a second industrial revolution. It is a moment of great disruption that will rework, re-define and re-design our economy, our fears and our hopes. Andrew McAfee takes us through "The Second Machine Age."
Fri, 4 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST(image)
There's a lot of anxiety about the supposed 'end' of the book as we know it. But exactly what are we so worried about? In a lecture given at the Canadian Literature Centre at the University of Alberta in Edmonton and in interview with Paul Kennedy, novelist Lynn Coady explores what happens if we separate the idea of 'the book' from the experience they've traditionally provided.
Tue, 5 May 2015 10:14:20 EDT(image)
Acclaimed author Joseph Boyden will share his personal story of living with depression at an event in Thunder Bay on Wednesday evening.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:01:07 EDT(image)
Has social media made it all too easy to destroy the public reputations of others? Author Jon Ronson weighs in.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:11:32 EDT(image)
Actor Jonathan Crombie may be gone, but the Anne of Green Gables character he famously brought to life continues his journey through fan-created art, stories and Pinterest shrines.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:16:40 EDT(image)
Students at Northern Illinois University can study the hit HBO series for an honours credit in a course that includes readings and watching episodes of the show.
Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:36:26 EST(image)
Miriam Toews is among the authors contending for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, one of six literary awards worth a total of $139,000 handed out tonight in Toronto.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:39:07 EDT(image)
Author J.K. Rowling gives fans a glimpse of what makes wicked witch, Dolores Umbridge, tick in new Harry Potter-related short story.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:36:22 EDT(image)
Best-selling British author, J.K. Rowling, is preparing to release a boy wizard-related story for fans next Friday.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:28:41 EDT(image)
Elijah Wood and Peter Jackson team up with airline to produce 'The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made'.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:05:53 EDT(image)
The CBC's Jason Proctor says he's sick of seeing movie stars on the covers of books, paying exorbitant prices for hardcover new releases and being made to feel guilty about preferring old-fashioned books to e-readers. He asks others to join his battle for a reader's bill of rights.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:15:37 EDT(image)
Canada’s most famous astronaut invites readers to take a 92-minute journey with him through space in 'You are Here: Around the World in 92 minutes'.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:14:22 EDT(image)
Australian author Richard Flanagan's The Narrow Road to the Deep North, set during the building of the Thailand-Burma "Death Railway" in World War Two, wins Britain's prestigious Man Booker literature prize.
Wed, 8 Oct 2014 11:10:53 EDT(image)
One year after Alice Munro's stunning Nobel win, what are the odds another Canadian could take Thursday's prestigious prize?
Tue, 7 Oct 2014 10:20:12 EDT(image)
British author J.K. Rowling appears to be having fun with Harry Potter fans, dropping hints about an upcoming project on Twitter.