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Welcome to the Book Band

The Book Band places new authors and ideas into your hands.

We are pleased to introduce you to fine Canadian publishers and authors, some of whom you may not have heard about elsewhere.

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Opening Notes

We thank all visitors to our website for your continued interest in The Book Band and for your patronage. We wish you health and happiness now and throughout  2021.

G. W. Down’s interview about his recent poetry book, Sonnets For Sahara Nights, is accessible here: The 45-minute radio program interview was conducted by Hamilton poet and Art Waves host Bernadette Rule.



In The Spotlight

Tragedy & Triumph tells of the fortunes, failures and ultimate success of Hamilton's famous McQuesten family.