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Letter: Walking in Mordecai Richler's shadows

Mordecai Richler’s old haunts glistened in the rain during a lively walking tour organized by Blue Metropolis on Wednesday night. It was a privilege to have had the celebrated writer Charles Foran as our gallant tour guide. 89 more words


Walking in Mordecai Richler's footsteps: Charles Foran to lead Mile End walking tour

“I toured that book so much I should have sold T-shirts.”

Charles Foran is talking about Mordecai: The Life and Times, the epic undertaking that took up a big part of his life for six years – four in the writing, two in the promotion. 1,076 more words


Nancy Huston, Junot Díaz head Blue Metropolis 2015 lineup

Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, the annual multilingual event that has become a staple on the world festival circuit since its founding seventeen years ago, announced its 2015 lineup Tuesday, a list headed by two major stars.  446 more words


Depraved World

Who better to review Charles Foran’s Planet Lolita than someone young, for whom Facebook is as familiar as the telephone book was to her parents’ (and Foran’s) generation? 1,084 more words


Contagion carries multiple meanings in Charles Foran’s SARS-set social media critique, Planet Lolita

Author’s name: Charles Foran
Title: Planet Lolita
Events at International Festival of Authors: Round Table: A pox on your head, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, 235 Queens Quay West ($18); … 847 more words


Writing the darkly comic: in conversation with Michelle Berry

Michelle Berry burst onto the Canadian literary scene at an early age, garnering rave reviews and critical attention for her striking short stories and novels. She’s already published an impressive eight books and–lucky for us–shows no signs of letting up. 2,501 more words


Please, Be Wary

I just finished reading the book, Planet Lolita by Canadian author Charles Foran and I gotta admit it disturbed me. The story centers around Xixi, a Chinese teen who discovers a young woman she calls… 792 more words