Category: Canadian

Interview with Daniel J. Baum, Author of Understanding the Law Series thumbnail

Daniel J. Baum, is the author of the Understanding the Law series. The first three books in the series are: Youth and the Law, Freedom of Expression, and Crime Scene Investigations. Daniel answered a few questions for us about his new series of books.

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The Great Escape: Winner of the Libris Award Non-Fiction Book of the Year! thumbnail

The Great Escape, the bestselling history title from acclaimed broadcaster,  military historian, and author Ted Barris, was honoured at this week's Libris Award ceremony, sharing the award for Best Non-Fiction Title with Chris Hadfield’s  An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.

Dundurn Has Been Shortlisted for the 2014 Libris Award for Publisher of the Year! thumbnail

Dundurn Press is proud to share that it has once again been shortlisted for the 2014 Libris Award for Publisher of the Year (it was previously shortlisted in the Publisher of the Year category in 2012). Other publishers on this year’s shortlist include ECW  Press, HarperCollins Canada, House of Anansi Press, Penguin Canada, and Random House of Canada.

Asian Heritage Month thumbnail

Many Japanese left their Asian world to find a different kind of life in Canada. The first wave of Issei (first generation) began in 1877. They sought a life that brought both satisfaction and financial success. Once they mastered the language of their new country, the Japanese knew employment opportunities beyond labour and servitude would arise.

Author Interview with Mel Bradshaw thumbnail

Today on the blog we have an interview with Mel Bradshaw, author of the new release Fire on the Runway. Mel studied English and philosophy at the University of Toronto and continued at Oxford. His first novel, Death in the Age of Steam, was shortlisted for an Arthur Ellis Award for best first crime novel. Today Mel talks about this new book, his ideal writing environment and what he's reading right now.