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Charlie and Xixi

Who is Charles Foran? From our talk this spring at his office on Yonge Street just south of St Clair, I learned that this prolific award-winning writer is passionate about Canadian culture and literature. 1,271 more words

Canadian Literature

Talent... Hustle

On April 28, I met Charlie Foran at his new office in Toronto, to talk about his book, Planet Lolita, and about his biography of Mordecai Richler —  … 1,105 more words

Debra Martens

Planet Lolita, by Charles Foran: Review

Planet Lolita
By Charles Foran
HarperCollins Publishers
229 pp; $19.99

Set in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and, via FaceTime, Toronto, Planet Lolita, true to its title, aspires to be at once global in scope and tawdry in the milieux it intermittently probes. 866 more words


Mordecai Richler

Mordecai Richler (1931-2001) left Canada on the Franconia in September 1950 for reasons both cultural and personal. In Charles Foran’s biography of Richler, Mordecai: the Life and Times… 540 more words