Here are the headlines that caught my eye this week:
*Canadian author Alistair MacLeod, winner of the 2001 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, has died at the age of 77.
*A CBC Books poll determined that Anne Shirley is Canada's most iconic character.
*Bookstores are using creative means when it comes to organizing titles. This Guardian article shares some of the odder book sections.
*The Guardian has also compiled a list of 10 authors to see live.