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Pawn or King's Counselor?: The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan

Review: The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan, by Robert Hough
Anansi, 2015. 342 pp. $16.

Maybe I’ve led a sheltered life, but I didn’t know that such things as chess hustlers existed, nor that they prowled seventeenth-century London’s coffee shops and taverns, looking for fools and their money. 712 more words

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The Strategy of a Privateer and a Pirate| Review of "The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan" by Robert Hough (2015) House of Anansi Press

We were all raised on the classical stories of pirates. They were fantastic tales that kept us spellbound with concepts of adventures on the high seas brisk with sword fights to find buried treasure. 1,201 more words

What You Need nominated for the Trillium Book Prize

Quite improbably, were you to have asked me, What You Need has been nominated for the Trillium Book Prize, which is Ontario’s “leading award for literature.” Also nominated in the English-language category are Kevin Hardcastle’s… 107 more words

What You Need

"Writing is so completely isolating and lonely that I need to be able to step into a crowded street when I step away from my computer." | Q&A with writer Robert Hough

The beauty of doing this blog is that it helps me keep track of writers I enjoy. And there are a lot of them whom I have enjoyed reading but whose recent works I haven’t been aware of. 1,143 more words