A collection of passionate bibliophiles, The Alcuin Society is a non-profit organization supported by people who care about the past, present and future of fine books. Founded in 1965, the society is the only organization in Canada dedicated to the entire range of interests relating to books: publishing, book design and production, bookselling, book buying and collecting, printing, binding, papermaking, calligraphy and illustration.

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  • "Pimentos & Piri Piri" by Carla Azevedo, winner of the Alcuin Society Awards, first prize in the Reference category Cookbooks — the final frontier November 26, 2014 In spite of the book industry trends that incline toward the digital, there is one section of that industry that goes against it: the cookbooks. If you scan the bookstores shelves, you will discover...
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  • Keivskaya station Moscow transit offers free book downloads November 22, 2014 It is inspiring to see the creative ways out there to spread the love for literature. (This Little Free Library project is just one of them.) Now Moscow transit system offers passengers more than...
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  • 34366ba8d59cc76307b4ab09f79e6273 Little Free Library November 17, 2014 There are still people who love books. How do we know that? Among all the fuss about electronic devices and digital media, there are still folks who start initiatives such as the Little Free...
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