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Gutenberg's Fingerprint

I don’t have an e-reader. I love books. All the books. As long as they come on paper. Merilyn Simonds book, Gutenberg’s Fingerprint is a paper book. 467 more words

2017 Vancouver Writers Fest

Afterglow (A Dog Memoir)

The thing is—I’m a cat person.

It’s not that I dislike dogs—I like them a lot. But if it’s true that there are only two types of people in the world, that being cat people or dog people, I’m a cat person. 308 more words

2017 Vancouver Writers Fest

The Memoir: Stories of Life Worth Adding to your Reading Lists

The misunderstood and often overlooked genre of Memoir merits your attention.  I’m the first to admit that as a reader memoirs did not catch my attention.  507 more words


The Yoruba and the concept of Identity Base: A thought.

Yesterday evening, reflecting on the day, I recalled an experience that seemed inconsequential while it happened, and I picked up something from it. I will share. 920 more words


reading the memoir in 2017 (part 1)

This spring and summer seem to be a good time for readers of adult nonfiction, with a good few of those releases belonging to the sub-genres of memoir and biography and coming out right in time for us to enjoy the great outdoors and the lovely, warm weather that we can but hope will follow. 1,715 more words