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12 of the best books for dealing with grief

If you or someone you know is struggling with a loss, here are eBooks and audiobooks that might offer a bit of solace, hope, and maybe some reassurance.

Author Interviews

Emily Urquhart on folklore, family, and creativity

Emily Urquhart’s book Beyond the Pale was shortlisted for the 2016 Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. She’ll be judging the non-fiction category in 2023.

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Books for learning about Ukraine's history and culture

Learn about the people, culture, and history of Ukraine from its own remarkable novelists, scholars, and poets.

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The best non-fiction books of 2022

The best in non-fiction books from 2022, including literary memoirs, hilarious moral philosophy, and a radical re-thinking of the American South.

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Reading recommendations from billionaires

Book recommendations from billionaires including Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Rihanna, and Jack Ma.

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Books for learning about Canadian Black History

Learn all about the history of Canada from before Confederation through to the 20th century through the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of Black people.

Kobo Staff Picks

The best business books for designers

Kobo's talented team of designers share the best business books they read in 2022.

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The best banned books of 2022

Books continue to be challenged in school libraries for a variety of reasons. Here are six great books that have seen many challenges and bans.

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Business book summaries for busy professionals

Popular business books by authors including Malcolm Gladwell, Ryan Holiday, and Brené Brown, summarized for busy professionals.

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