Tag: books

Margaret Atwood’s ‘MaddAddam’ books to be translated into dance in National Ballet of Canada’s new season

The work of Margaret Atwood will get yet another interpretation in a new ballet getting its world premiere from the National Ballet of Canada. “MADDADDAM,” inspired by Atwood’s “MaddAddam Trilogy” of books, is being choreographed by Wayne McGregor for the Canadian company with original music by Max Richter as part of its 2020-21 season. It…

25 Books to Help You Make Money Moves in Every Stage of Life

From lemonade stands as kids to 401k investments as adults, personal finance has surrounded our lives for as long as we’ve been alive. We all grow up learning the value of a dollar, and that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. Considering how ingrained finance and money are in our daily lives, it…

Books of names and a solemn ceremony honour Canada’s war dead on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA—Each day, a low-key Remembrance service to honour Canada’s war dead plays out on Parliament Hill. A soaring, chapel-like chamber in the Peace Tower holds seven Books of Remembrance with the names of more than 118,000 Canadians killed while in uniform since Confederation. The Memorial Chamber in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill contains remembrance…

Six books shortlisted for Man Booker International Prize

LONDON—Two past winners were among the six authors whose books were placed on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize on Thursday. The prize recognizes literary works translated into English and published in Britain. It is distinct from the Man Booker Prize, which is awarded to works originally published in English. The award comes…

Coach House Books puts poetry ‘on hiatus’

Independent Toronto press Coach House Books has placed its prestigious poetry program “on hiatus” and will not be accepting any poetry submissions until further notice. The announcement was made on the company’s blog on Tuesday. “Poetry is changing, and the way people read is changing,” Alana Wilcox, editorial director of Coach House, told the Star.…