Anansi news update!

Massey madness

The 2009 CBC Massey Lectures, featuring Wade Davis, author of The Wayfinders, will be broadcast this week (Nov. 2 to Nov. 6) on CBC Radio One at 9 pm (9:30 NT). Don’t miss this fantastic series!

And, in honour of the broadcast, we have a very special Massey Offer available on our site. Buy four Massey Lectures and get the fifth free!

Exciting awards

Rawi Hage’s Cockroach and Helen Garner’s The Spare Room have been longlisted for the prestigious IMPAC Dublic Literary Award! Rawi’s first book, DeNiro’s Game, won the prize (worth 100,000 euros) in 2008.

Heather McHugh’s Upgraded to Serious has been chosen as a Best Book of 2009 by Publishers Weekly!

Can’t-miss media coverage

Diana Athill, celebrated editor, author of Life Class, and all-around spunky gal, is interviewed in the National Post.

2009 Massey Lecturer Wade Davis, author of The Wayfinders, talks with the National Post about what it’s like to be a “real-life Indiana Jones.”

Dr. Bonnie Henry, author of Soap and Water & Common Sense, gives advice on H1N1 prevention in Vancouver’s Georgia Straight.

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