Paul Harding’s This Other Eden, published in Canada by Goose Lane Editions, is one of six books on the shortlist for the Booker Prize. The shortlist for the 2023 prize was announced on September 21 in London.
If you were to find yourself in an Acadian community on the 15th of August, you will hear a very distinct declaration. It doesn’t come out in the form of words or song or some form of visual communication. And yet it is as clear as day and grabs your attention. It is a Tintamarre.
written by Simon Thibault
As a contribution to IWD, Goose Lane has curated a collection of books that explore the diverse experiences of women and non-binary people that celebrates the strength of trailblazers, innovators, and survivors, and honours those who died as a direct result of violence against women.
The roots of Black History Month in Canada stretch back more than forty years. In 1978, the Ontario Black History Society was founded, and the following year, its founders, Dr. Daniel G. Hill and Wilson O. Brooks, successfully petitioned the City of Toronto to have February proclaimed as Black History Month.