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Praise for Biblioasis Titles

IN THE NEWS! ON THE ORIGIN Elaine Dewar, author of On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years: An Investigation (August 31, 2021), published an editorial in the Toronto Star titled “Canadians must know what our lab’s role was in COVID’s origins”! The article was published online on September 18. You can read […]

THE LAST GOLDFISH a finalist for the OTTAWA BOOK AWARDS

We’re thrilled to share that on September 15, it was announced that Anita Lahey is a finalist for the Ottawa Book Awards for her memoir The Last Goldfish: A True Tale of Friendship! Learn more about the Ottawa Book Awards here. The Ottawa Book Awards recognize the top English and French books published in the […]

On the Origin Launch Video

Last night we celebrated the virtual launch of Elaine Dewar’s On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years! Elaine Dewar had a fascinating discussion with Wayne Grady, Canadian writer, editor, and translator. Afterward, there was an audience Q&A and giveaway of a copy of On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 […]

This Week in Reviews!

IN THE NEWS! ON THE ORIGIN Elaine Dewar, author of On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years: An Investigation (August 31, 2021), was featured in a Q&A with Marsha Lederman in The Globe and Mail, titled “Canadian author Elaine Dewar’s book raises troubling questions about the origins of COVID-19”! The article was published online on September 10. […]

Biblioasis News, Reviews, and Excerpts!

IN THE NEWS! ON THE ORIGIN OF THE DEADLIEST PANDEMIC IN 100 YEARS Elaine Dewar, author of On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years: An Investigation (August 31, 2021), was featured in an article on CBC Manitoba titled “New book debunks Winnipeg-lab conspiracy theory but questions collaboration with Chinese military scientist”! The […]

A GHOST IN THE THROAT wins the JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY PRIZE

We’re thrilled to share that on August 25, 2021, it was announced that Doireann Ní Ghríofa won the James Tait Black Biography Prize for her book A Ghost in the Throat! Biography Judge Dr Simon Cooke, of the University of Edinburgh, called A Ghost in the Throat, “A work of great and searching depth and […]

THE SINGING FOREST and AS YOU WERE: Rave Reviews!

IN THE NEWS! THE SINGING FOREST Judith McCormack’s The Singing Forest (September 21, 2021) received a great review in Quill & Quire! The review was published online on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, and it will appear in the print September issue. You can read it on their website here. Reviewer Ami Sands Brodoff wrote: “A […]

A Biblioasis Interview with Elaine Dewar

Elaine Dewar’s On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years is not what readers have come to expect from Biblioasis. But it seems to us one of the most important works we’ve been part of at the press. As Phil Marchand pointed out with her last book, Dewar “is justly well-known for her […]

A Biblioasis Interview with Robyn Sarah

A decade and a lifetime in the making, Robyn Sarah’s Music, Late and Soon will be available to readers August 24, 2021. A memoir of a young woman’s career in music, which she leaves (for a variety of reasons) for writing, and returns to much later in life. An enticing ‘what-if’ story for the many […]

Rave Reviews for Biblioasis Titles!

IN THE NEWS! THINGS ARE AGAINST US Lucy Ellmann’s Things Are Against Us (September 24, 2021) received another rave review in The Guardian! The previous one was in the Sunday Observer. This Guardian review was published online and in their print issue on July 3, 2021. You can read it on their website here. Reviewer […]