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CITY VIEW: Closing the book

Helen McLeod is hanging up her hat as executive director of the Hamilton Literacy Council (HLC) this year, after more than a decade in the role. After more than a decade in the role, Helen McLeod is hanging up her hat as executive director of the Hamilton Literacy…
Arts + Culture

Hamilton Reads

Choose one – or all! – of these four locally written books to delve into Mohawk art, disability activism, the life of a rock star or fairies for kids. Finding a spare moment to curl up with a good book is always a treat; however, it’s an even…
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Hamilton Reads for the holidays

Choosing the perfect book for a special someone on your list can be overwhelming, so we’ve created a list featuring some of our favourite recent reads — all by authors with a Hamilton connection. This holiday season, give the gift of local literature!  Chrysalis Anuja Varghese Since…
Arts + Culture

HAMILTON READS

Paige Maylott delivers a vulnerable memoir that delves deep into her trans coming-out story and her battle with cancer.  My Body is Distant, the absorbing debut memoir by Hamilton’s Paige Maylott, is an intimate look at identity and self-discovery set against the backdrop of both real and digital…
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HAMILTON READS

Nathan Whitlock’s new book Lump features dark humour, unlikeable characters and the fatal contradictions of a modern family. In Lump, the latest novel by Nathan Whitlock, even the most unlikeable characters are not quite evil. “In fact, that was the whole point of the book,” says Whitlock. “Even…
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HAMILTON READS

Hamilton is the ‘beating heart’ of Pebble & Dove, the moving new novel by Amy Jones. There’s an inside joke in Amy Jones’s family that she’s jinxed when it comes to spotting wildlife.  “My parents will go out in the boat and see dolphins and whales and sea…