Montreal writer Susan Doherty talks to Rover about her best-selling new novel, A Secret Music, and her plans for future books.
Rover features an excerpt from Generation Rising, the Time of the Québec Student Spring, by editor and writer Shawn Katz (Fernwood Publishing, 2015).
A celebration of English-language writing in Quebec, the Atwater Writers Exhibition launches this Thursday, May 28.
Lynn Crosbie’s new novel Where Did You Sleep Last Night imagines a universe based on a creative possibility: that Kurt Cobain is alive again.
Heather O’Neill challenges the primacy of the real with a diverse cast of talking bears, sentient dolls and robots, and cigarette-smoking angels.
A sure-footed, confident writer, Guy Vanderhaeghe is back, transcending cliche while revisiting old themes in a new volume of stories.
How do you become a hacker? You don’t go to hacker school. You learn to live online, as Gabriella Coleman did while studying hackers for her new book.
Rover’s Elise Moser spoke with avowed atheist Neil Smith about his new novel, Boo, which is set in a heaven reserved for 13 year olds.
As independent bookstores become more community-oriented, Canada launches its first national Authors For Indies Day on May 2nd.
The triumph of the Sandinista revolution in 1979, which came as a magnificent surprise to many, was the focus of a round-table discussion at Blue Met.
Rover’s Blue Met coverage continues with Eric Hamovitch on Assaf Gavron and the West Bank community that inspired his novel The Hilltop.
Junot Diaz’s many let’s-get-real statements during his conversation with Montrealer Heather O’Neill charmed a jam-packed audience at the Rialto Theatre.
Blue Metropolis opened on Monday. Here’s Gina Roitman on Israeli author Eshkol Nevo’s talk about the travel and people who inspired his novel Neuland.
For an informed look at Papier 15, Montreal’s ultra-popular paperworks art fair (April 24-26), Rover recommends following Sky Goodden’s guided tour this Friday at 1 p.m. Founder and editor of Momus.ca, an ambitious new art crit web magazine, Goodden is art’s best news in years.
Who are the cons and who are the conned? Michael Blair’s mystery novel asks some philosophical questions about the nature of belief.