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Jonathan Kay on the tyranny of Twitter: How mob censure is changing the intellectual landscape


A journalist friend of mine recently attended his four-year-old daughter’s year-end dance recital here in Toronto. “Every dance was in some way about Canada,” he told me. 3,686 more words


Non-Fiction Pick 2017!?

We’ve got big things brewing that we’ll be letting you in on when we record our Historical Fiction podcast in a few days. In the meantime, we need your help picking our non-fiction selection for March. 48 more words

Refugee Hotel (Montreal)

The Refugee Hotel
Written by Carmen Aguirre, Directed by Paulina Abarca-Cantin
A dark comedy about exile, love and the Canadian resettlement experience

Oct. 26-Nov. 13, 2016… 325 more words


Upcoming literary events in Edmonton

Saturday, Oct. 1: Calgary’sFrisbee Rob” McLeod and his four-time World Champion Frisbee catch dog Davy Whippet will have activities and fun as he launches The Davy Rule, a picture book teaching kids about acceptance and kindness, 12 p.m., Audreys Books. 611 more words

Local Arts

Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter by Carmen Aguirre


I love a good memoir, especially one that comes from such an unusual history. Here’s the back cover info:

The winner of CBC’s Canada Reads 2012, Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre, re-issued by Vintage Canada.

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