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November 18, 2013 — Françoise Mouly, the subject of Jeet Heer's new book In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman, is interviewed by the Los Angeles Review of Books. Mouly talks to Sarah Boxer about being a trailblazer for women in the field of comics and the difference between creating books and being the subject of one:

November 13, 2013 — Fault Lines: Greenland – Iceland – Faroe Islands, a book of three plays by Nicolas Billon, was named the winner of the 2013 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama, at a ceremony held November 13 at Canada’s National Ballet School in Toronto.

November 12, 2013 — Here's another hit of breaking news related to Toronto's beleaguered mayor: Edward Keenan's Some Great Idea: Good Neighbourhoods, Crazy Politics and the Invention of Toronto, which chronicles Toronto's shifting urban politics under three very different mayors (Mel Lastman, David Miller and Rob Ford), has been shortlisted for the 2013 Speaker's Book Award, presented by the Honourable Dave Levac, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

November 12, 2013 — John Goldbach's postmodern noir novella The Devil and the Detective has been named one of Amazon.ca's Best Books of 2013. It's in good company alongside such titles as Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries, Lynn Coady's Hellgoing and George Saunders's Tenth of December.

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October 22, 2013 — In advance of his appearance at the Ottawa Writers Festival, arts and culture website Apt613.ca profiled poet David O'Meara, whom they describe as 'one of Ottawa’s – if not Canada’s – most brilliant poets':

This November, Edward Keenan, senior editor at The Grid and author of Some Great Idea, takes a multi-library tour to the four corners of the city, inviting Torontonians to join a discussion about Toronto's past, present and future.

September 30, 2013 — John Goldbach, author of the postmodern noir novella The Devil and the Detective, was interviewed on the sports radio show Kaufman & Spry with hosts Dave Kaufman and Mike Spry. Also joining them was the editor-in-chief of Maisonneuve magazine, Haley Cullingham.

October 17, 2013 — The Carillon, the University of Regina's student newspaper, profiled local author Jeet Heer, whose book In Love with Art: Françoise Mouly's Adventures in Comics with Art Spiegelman looks at the contributions of Mouly, the current cover editor for The New Yorker and an artist in her own right: