November 2019

Listen Now: 2019 Festival Event Recordings

From an incisive conversation on justice through action with Tanya Talaga to an uproarious symposium on balancing comedy and compassion with Elif Batuman, Anakana Schofield and Mona Awad, the 2019 Fest’s 80+ events covered a breathtaking range of topics.

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Youth Book Corner: Awards Review

Our Outreach Coordinator, Leena Desai, reflects on some of the biggest youth titles of 2019, sharing a few of this year’s most prestigious award-winners.

Stand on the Sky by Erin Bow
This Governor General’s Literary Award-winning novel revolves around a young Kazakh girl named Aisulu, who learns how to fly eagles.

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