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Fortney: 'The Girl in the Photo' speaks out for refugees, war's innocent victims

For much of the past 25 years she’s called Canada home, Kim Phuc has become accustomed to being stopped by strangers on the street. “They recognize me everywhere,” she said with a shy laugh. 805 more words

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Michael Chabon's Moonglow: How a faux-memoir became a self-portrait

It seems like the obvious question for novelist Michael Chabon when discussing his new novel, Moonglow.

In retrospect, maybe it was a little too obvious. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s latest literary marvel has been described as a faux-memoir and, by Chabon’s publisher, his “latest feat of legerdemain.” It’s based on the tales a dying man tells his grandson, a novelist who happens to be named Michael Chabon. 917 more words

Books

Call for new writers [extended deadline]

We’re looking for new writers for the upcoming season. Not sure yet how many we’ll need. We might need feature writers or responsible folks who can help with game previews. 28 more words

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The Late George Apley: Review

The Late George Apley is a nicely nuanced and sophisticated novel of social criticism which uses a microscope rather than a bludgeon.  Written by John P. 789 more words

Classics Club

A Pulitzer (almost) lost to history

I spent a weekend last fall in the basement of a public library in rural Maine, picking through century-old letters between two sisters, Laura Richards and Maude Howe Elliott.   93 more words

Montreal universities have bragging rights to many famous alumni

Montreal’s cash-strapped universities have a wealth of notable and famous alumni who got their start at one of our local universities before leaving their mark on this province and beyond. 1,255 more words

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