Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction Nominees

Antigone Undone By Will Aitken Novelist Aiken travelled to Luxembourg in 2015 to experience the rehearsals and premiere of Anne Carson’s translation of Sophokles’ 5th century BCE tragedy Antigone. The artful production of this  timeless protest against injustice resonated with him so powerfully that he barely survived its emotional shockwaves. It provides an intimate backstage […]

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Man Booker 2018 Shortlist

Milkman by Anna Burns ($34.50) Released in North America Dec.14 This novel takes place during the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland during the 70s through the eyes of a young girl. The book is described as “a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. It is the story of inaction with enormous consequences.” Currently […]

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New York Review of Books

Jigsaw by Sybille Bedford ($23.95) Bedford’s 4th and final novel was shortlisted for the Booker in 1989. As a novelist, she used “the ambiguous and inescapable stuff of her own life at the center of her fiction.” This unsentimental education focuses on her early life spanning the time spent alone with her father at a grand but decidedly […]

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Victoria Day Holiday Hours

Here are the holiday hours for all of the Book City locations. ————————————————————————————————————————— Danforth (Greek Town)                                                                   In the Beach Friday 10:00 am – […]

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