Wiebke von Carolsfeld Novel Optioned For Film Production

(Some content borrowed from an LLP news release).MONTREAL – Linda Leith Publishing is thrilled to announce the signing of an option agreement with Jeremy Podeswa/Rebelfilms for the motion picture adaptation rights to Wiebke von Carolsfeld’s critically acclaimed first novel, Claremont. “A very convincing and a very gratifying read. A laudable first book.” James M. Fisher, …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month/The Smallest Objective by Sharon Kirsch

The Smallest Objective is a story about the decline of a parent, and of the author’s reflection on this passage in life; as the narrator struggles with her mother’s failing memory, unexpected secrets come into focus and a layered legacy of willed forgetfulness is uncovered. World Alzheimer’s Day is on September 21. Along with Alzheimer’s, …

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Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan Edited by Brian Bartlett

The following is from a Goose Lane news release and is provided for informational purposes. A major publication celebrating the work of one of Canada’s most renowned poets. Alden Nowlan (1933-1983) once wrote of a desire to leave behind “one poem, one story / that will tell what it was like / to be alive.” …

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The Illustrated Ode to Labrador by Dr. Harry Paddon with additional text by Robin McGrath

The Illustrated Ode to Labrador is a new treatment of Dr. Harry Paddon’s beloved anthem. Artist Geoff Butler has produced twenty-five vibrant original paintings that feature the various people and regions of The Big Land, executed in oil paint. The introduction by author Robin McGrath outlines the history of the Ode and the life of …

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Hector Maclean: The Writings of a Loyalist-Era Military Settler in Nova Scotia by Jo Currie, Keith Mercer, John G. Reid

Hector Maclean (1751–1812) was a Lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion of the 84th Regiment during the War of the American Revolution. After the war, Maclean settled in the newly created county of Hants, Nova Scotia, near present-day Kennetcook. This volume presents the annotated texts of two major historical sources: the letters Maclean wrote between 1779 …

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The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Plays: Volume 3

The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Plays: Volume 3 gathers an impressive range of work by some of the province’s most renowned authors. The third and final volume in the series includes six plays by Robert Chafe, Aiden Flynn, Andy Jones, Lisa Moore, Berni Stapleton, and Ed Riche. Edited and introduced by Denyse Lynde, this …

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