Pope Francis writes foreword to book celebrating Vatican II anniversary

Pope Francis writes foreword to book celebrating Vatican II anniversary

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council, a book is being printed with a foreword by the Argentine Pope, which traces the conciliar journey of Pope John XXIII. up to the current synodal process demanded by Pope Francis. By Linda Bordoni Under the title “John XXIII. Vatican … Read more

Meghan “thought she was the Beyoncé of the UK,” the new book claims

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, at Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey. Photo / Getty Images Meghan, Duchess of Sussex dreamed of being “the Beyonce of the United Kingdom” when she married Prince Harry, it has been claimed. The former Suits actress was shocked by the rules and restrictions that governed royal life, and … Read more

Steven Hyden’s book Long Road examines Pearl Jam’s career

Pearl Jam is still alive. Thirty-one years after the release of their first single, the anthem “Alive,” the Seattle grunge rock group continues to pack arenas and stadiums — including Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena earlier this month, a venue where they’ve performed nine times Years. Despite his deep interest in Black Crowes and Radiohead, American author … Read more

Steven Hyden’s book Long Road examines Pearl Jam’s career

Pearl Jam is still alive. Thirty-one years after the release of their first single, the anthem “Alive,” the Seattle grunge rock group continues to pack arenas and stadiums — including Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena earlier this month, a venue where they’ve performed nine times Years. Despite his deep interest in Black Crowes and Radiohead, American author … Read more

Steven Hyden’s book Long Road examines Pearl Jam’s career

Pearl Jam is still alive. Thirty-one years after the release of their first single, the anthem “Alive,” the Seattle grunge rock group continues to pack arenas and stadiums — including Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena earlier this month, a venue where they’ve performed nine times Years. Despite his deep interest in Black Crowes and Radiohead, American author … Read more

Cherie Dimaline’s The Marrow Thieves remains a perennial bestseller

For a book published in 2017, Cherie Dimaline’s The market thieves is an amazingly consistent presence on the bestseller list. Flick down to the Canadian Fiction List in any given week and there it will likely be: #6, #10, #8. And this is, we must note, without a Netflix show or Hollywood movie franchise, associated … Read more

Leisure travelers book earlier due to high prices

NORTH DAKOTA (KXNET) – Although the summer travel season has just ended, North Dakota residents are already beginning to make plans for the holiday. According to a press release, when AAA conducted a travel survey over the summer, a quarter (26%) of North Dakota travelers planned to travel during the vacation. Of that 26%, nearly … Read more

Poets in Tasmania and Sweden who have never met in person are using online chats to co-write books of poetry

When Tasmanian poet Therese Corfiatis has to go away, all she has to do is ask her Swedish friend Britta Stenberg for a screen tour of her snow-covered home. The two poets have developed a close friendship through regular online video chats, despite living on opposite ends of the world and have never met in … Read more

Alberta revokes appointment of Human Rights Commission head over book reviews dispute

Tyler Shandro answers questions at a news conference in Calgary on September 3.Todd Korol/The Canadian Press The Alberta government has reversed the appointment of the head of its Human Rights Commission in a dispute over a passage in a book review criticized as Islamophobic. Attorney General Tyler Shandro’s department did not officially announce that it … Read more

How do I run a successful book club?

Imagine this familiar scenario: A book club has decided to meet at a set time and place. A host lit candles, placed wine and cheese on a table, arranged chairs in a circle and played background music. The guests arrive, perhaps holding hardcovers with stiff spines or library-laminated dust jackets. The room fills with chatter … Read more