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Kobo in Conversation: a page-turning podcast

Kobo in Conversation: a page-turning podcast, hosted by Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn "Mic check, 1, 2, 3." Attention booklovers! Welcome to your new favourite podcast. Every two weeks, beginning January 3rd, 2019, join our CEO (and fellow booklover) Michael Tamblyn, as he welcomes famous authors and other...

The Bookish Life

Audiobooks the whole family can listen to around the fireplace

Gather around the fireplace and listen to some family-friendly audiobooks. Want something the whole family can enjoy as the holidays approach? How about building a roaring fire, cuddling up with your loved ones, and listening to an audiobook? You’ll create new memories and, who knows? You may even...

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Kobo Forma – sometimes you have to be flexible to win

"We put Kobo Forma through some very unofficial tests. And we got creative." As a technology company created by booklovers, for booklovers, we are always looking for ways to make the reading experience better. What could be better than a paper book you say? Isn’t the technology of...

My Reading Life

The life and travels of an avid book collector

We followed a book collector this year to Hay, the famous town in Wales, which grows three times its size during the annual Hay-On-Wye Festival.

The Bookish Life

Five fascinating unreliable narrators

Every narrator is, to some degree, unreliable. Each and every story, from dirty gossip to holy gospel, has been filtered by the perspective of the storyteller, sometimes twisted beyond recognition.Narrative is always relative, by nature, and authors can exploit this ambiguity to their advantage. An unreliable narrator forces...

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6ix places to read in Toronto

It is an essential truth that anyone in possession of a great book must also be in search of a great place to read. While the sofa may be the siren call for many, for others it is a larger question of location, location, location. What lovely café...

The Bookish Life

Five favourite books from the 90s

What did your reading life look like in the era right before the internet exploded? Remember the agony of dial-up? Life before memes, throwbacks, and social media? Were you busy reading Goosebumps underneath the covers by flashlight? Was it the decade you first discovered Harry Potter (disclaimer...

My Reading Life

Gillian Murphy: podcaster, minimalist, bookworm

Photo Credit: Ted Belton After the sudden passing of a friend, Gillian Murphy decided to switch gears and live life without regret. Remembering a trip to the Philippines where she had fallen in love with a farm, Gillian packed up her life in the city, ventured up...

The Bookish Life

7 books to read if you love This Is Us

If you love the TV show This Is Us for the melodramatic episode endings, heartbreaking family secrets and complicated relationships, these reads are for you. They confront themes like adoption, body image, family ties and racial identity, and will have your heart throbbing. Check them out. Photo Credit...

The Bookish Life

8 audiobooks that will make you smarter

We believe books have magic superpowers – they can open new worlds and usher in fresh new ideas within a matter of moments and sentences. And, we like to say that audiobooks are pretty magical, too, in that they allow you to do two things at once...

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