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Alumna reveals sobering epidemic

Success and alcoholism are two words that seem as far-removed as night and day. Experience with both, however, is what led Ann Dowsett Johnston to writer the 2013 book, Drink: The Intimate Relationship between Women and Alcohol.Continue...

The problem with Hillary Clinton’s What Happened

There’s no doubt that for the majority of the United States, the wounds left by Donald Trump becoming President have been hard to heal.Continue...

Let’s hear it for audiobooks

In the unpredictable world of the publication markets, only one product steadily continues to rise in popularity.Continue...

Short reads for breaks between readings

Every reader in university knows the disappointment of putting off pleasure reading because of their schedule.Continue...

Queen’s Reads is The Break you need

After being scrapped for a few years, Queen’s Reads is back with a page-turner.Continue...

The most impactful books of 2016

2016 had some good books and some bad ones — Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, anyone?Continue...

A thought-provoking bookshelf

We all know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but can you judge its author?Continue...

What makes literature 'truly Canadian'?

What’s the novel all Canadians should read? That’s the question at the core of CBC’s Canada Reads competition.Continue...

Books don’t bite: approachable non-fiction for the non-non-fiction reader

Non-fiction has a bad reputation in the world of literature, and it’s time we change that misconception.Continue...

Some light reading for reading week

As the weather outside goes from premature spring back to the gloom of February, many — myself included — find themselves spending reading week alone in Kingston. A book can provide a well-needed escape.Continue...

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