• The Thursday Book Beat: All the World’s a Birthday Card for the Bard

    The Thursday Book Beat: All the World’s a Birthday Card for the Bard0

    • April 21, 2016

    We’re taking a step back into history today on the Beat, which is appropriate as it’s also the week of William Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday! Celebrations are ongoing in Britain and elsewhere to honour his life and work. I suppose this gives me an excuse to rewatch my favourite production of a Shakespeare play, Much Ado

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  • The Thursday Book Beat: Newly Discovered Shakespeare First Folio Rocks the Literary World

    The Thursday Book Beat: Newly Discovered Shakespeare First Folio Rocks the Literary World0

    • April 14, 2016

    Hey there readers, your friendly neighborhood Angel here, back from a bookish weekend in New York City! I attended the 2016 Kweli Children’s Book Writers Conference this past Saturday, and was surrounded by amazing writers and illustrators of colour who are bound to do amazing things for kidlit. Here’s hoping we get to see some

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  • The Thursday Book Beat: DC Superheroes to Land On YA Shelves

    The Thursday Book Beat: DC Superheroes to Land On YA Shelves0

    • April 7, 2016

    Hello readers, I’m back, with many thanks to Ardo for covering last week’s book news! There’s a couple big announcements in store for you in this column, so let’s get started. Dominating both the YA and comics scene the last few days is the announcement of four new YA books starring Batman, Wonder Woman, Catwoman,

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