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Livro: Life of Pi (Yann Martel)

Yann Martel é um mentiroso. Mente que tem ideias originais, mente sua importância e, mais importante, mente que sabe escrever.

Essa foi a conclusão que tive após ler muito sobre “Max e os Felinos”, obra do brasileiro Moacyr Scilar (apesar de ainda não ter lido a obra mesmo, o que planejo fazer em breve) e o próprio livro de Martel. 536 more words


Letters to the Editor: September 24, 2016


Daleen Bosse was killed in 2004 by Douglas Hales. Friday’s editorial incorrectly named the killer as Douglas Wolfe. The StarPhoenix regrets the error.

Tax shift major issue… 733 more words

Local Politics

Book Reflections - The High Mountains of Portugal 

If you haven’t read Life of Pi by Yann Martel you have at a minimum heard of it or watched the film, right? That was a great book, full of fancy and food for thought and it forced the reader to suspend disbelief. 1,135 more words

Books & Ideas

Suzuki to discuss final book at Saskatoon literary festival Word on the Street

David Suzuki grew up around his grandparents, but never had a conversation with them. They didn’t know English and he didn’t know Japanese.

“They never told me stories about why they left Japan and what it was like coming over in a five- or six-week trip and how it was arriving in a country that was still quite racist,” he said. 1,161 more words

Local News

Writers' Trust of Canada announces three finalists for $10,000 McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize

TORONTO — Three writers have been chosen as finalists for the $10,000 Writers’ Trust Journey Prize.

Charlie Fiset of Kenogami Lake, Ont., was nominated for “If I Ever See the Sun,” published in The Fiddlehead. 176 more words


Life of Pi - Yann Martel book review

Yann Martel’s Life of Pi is a first-hand account of young boy’s childhood and his fascination for zoology and religion. At the open of the book we learn of Pi’s upbringing on his father’s zoo in Pondicherry, India. 487 more words


August Book Buys and Author Signings

As well as making some new book acquisitions in August, I had the opportunity to have books signed by Yann Martel, Justin Cronin and AC Grayling! 1,213 more words