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We asked our Instagram followers for the best books they've read recently. As we're all finding ourselves with some extra time to spend indoors, or safely socially distanced outside, we thought a fan-favourite book list could help...
In our quest to read more in 2020, this week we are looking to some of our favourite authors for inspiration for the next titles to add to our New Year's reading lists.
Did You Know? December 1st is Museum Store Sunday – a special day to promote and celebrate the diverse shops at museums and institutions around the world. If you’re not already familiar with...
Ulysses, James Joyce’s landmark novel, is considered a classic piece of modernist literature. In this ode to Homer's epic poem the Odyssey, Joyce particularly attempted to capture his home city of Dublin quite precisely, even using characters that closely...
This Friday, June 21st is an important day here in Vancouver – and across our country and world – for many reasons. Notably, it is recognized as both International Day of Yoga and Indigenous Peoples Day.
A polarizing historical figure, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821) is both feared and revered. For the 250th anniversary of his birth, we are honouring this French statesman and military leader with a new Special Edition journal. Available only in select European markets,...
The Beat movement was started by a group of writers, artists and thinkers. Taking their name from their artistic struggles of being beaten down and beatific, this small group of young men who shared the same philosophies formed a...
Want to be an outstanding leader, or remembered for an amazing achievement? Then start journalling. Feeling stuck for inspiration can happen to the best of us, and this week we've sought inspiration from some of the greatest minds of today...
Our new Still Life Burst cover is based on a painting by Jan van Huysum (1682–1749) that seems to burst off the canvas. A seduction of the eye and a jolt of passion for the soul, Van Huysum's “still...
One of our favourite cover series is our Embellished Manuscripts Collection. We love working with libraries and private collectors to find the original handwritten drafts behind some of the world's best-loved stories. But sometimes the mystery behind a manuscript just...

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