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This week:

  • Climate fiction needs to challenge and inspire, say these Canadian authors
  • Netflix’s enviro satire Don’t Look Up is polarizing — and very popular
  • How scientists know the New Year’s Day boom over Pittsburgh was an exploding meteor

Climate fiction needs to challenge and inspire, say these Canadian authors

(Arden Wray/ ECW Press/Mike Kalimin)

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Here are the picks by CBC Books for the top Canadian fiction of 2021.

What Strange Paradise is a novel by Omar El Akkad. (Kateshia Pendergrass, McClelland & Stewart)

What Strange Paradise is a novel that tells the story of a global refugee crisis through the eyes of a child. Nine-year-old Amir is the only survivor from a ship full of refugees coming to a small island nation. He ends up with a teenage girl named Vanna, who lives on the island. Even though they don’t share a common language or culture, Vanna becomes determined to keep Amir safe. What

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Film studio Miramax has sued “Pulp Fiction” director Quentin Tarantino over his program to auction off NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, linked to the groundbreaking 1994 movie.

Tarantino this thirty day period introduced that he ideas to sell images of pages of scenes from an early handwritten version of the “Pulp Fiction” script as NFTs they also would include things like audio commentary. Tarantino partnered with engineering enterprise SCRT Labs to auction seven tokens dependent on the film.

Miramax, which produced “Pulp Fiction,” on Tuesday accused Tarantino of breach of contract, copyright infringement and trademark infringement, saying he doesn’t have permission

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