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Slow Seconds 101

George Thomas Taylor (1838-1913) was a Fredericton-born photographer whose work offers a fascinating glance into nineteenth-century New Brunswick. For the first time ever, a curated collection of his photos will be represented in a book to be published September 24th. Here is a great introductory course on Ronald Rees and Joshua Green's Slow Seconds: The Photography of George Thomas Taylor.
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I Know What I Read This Summer: An Intern's Journey

by Meaghan Laaper 

A friend of mine recently asked me how my internship at Goose Lane Editions was going and I told them, "I think the whole publishing world is absolute whack. And I love it."

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Paintings For Sale 101

Maud Lewis is one of Canada's most beloved folk artists. Born in 1903, Maud spent her life painting the enchanting and ever-changing places of rural Nova Scotia until her death in 1970. Coming July 23rd, her work will be featured in a new book, Maud Lewis: Paintings for Sale by Sarah Milroy. For years, Maud's paintings have been dominated by conversations of her disability and family life but that conversation changes with this new collection. Here is the 101 on Maud Lewis: Paintings for Sale.
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Oldies but Goodies

A few of our favourite authors start the summer off right with a touch of nostalgia by Meaghan Laaper

As summer finally draws in, patio chairs come out, winter coats get packed away, and those slumbering summer freckles spread out across sun-warmed cheeks, old memories of summers past bubble to the surface. Barefoot on the back porch, with Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” playing over the radio, or maybe Cindi Lauper’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” was more up your alley. Either way, it’s time to fill your summer days and get that ’80s and ’90s nostalgia flowing! These Goose Lane authors did just that, digging up some relatable favourites from their past.

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The Great Trees of NB 101

New Brunswick is home to more than five billion trees, many native to the Acadian forest and some exotics introduced by settlers. For this new edition of The Great Trees of New Brunswick (the first edition was published in 1987), forester David Palmer and conservationist Tracy Glynn have prepared a book that doubles as an informative guide to the province’s native and introduced species and a compendium of “champion” trees, drawn from nominations from all corners of the province.

As of January 2018, 50 of the original 52 trees were accounted for. Of the 50 trees, 27 were still alive, 19 were gone, and the status of 4 trees was uncertain.

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