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Wonder of Reading

John Oliver Wonder of Reading Literacy Project a success

On September 25, John Oliver Secondary hosted its Wonder of Reading Literacy Project, a massive literacy pep rally and reading extravaganza. More than one thousand secondary and elementary...

Read naked much?

Who knew reading naked could be so much fun?

Award-winning authors dazzle at Writers Festival

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival wrapped up this week, with 60 per cent of events at near capacity attendance and more than 13,000 people in the audiences over the six...

Reading US Poet Laureate Kay Ryan

They’re a bit like Will’s blackberries, these poems, growing in secret underbrush—even published. Who thinks to search for them?

Kindle-Deprived Canada

So Amazon’s Kindle will be released in more than 100 countries... but not in Canada.