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"Sex for Dummies, the 'Fun and Easy Way to Have Great Sex in the ’90s,' sat in the window of my neighbourhood bookstore and I bought it because, as a twenty-three-year-old, I was curious about what sex was like before my time." more »

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Michael Hayward reviews a number of travelogues by Daniel Canty and Bill Porter. more »

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Jennesia Pedri reviews A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. more »

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Mary Schendlinger reviews M Train by Patti Smith and My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem. more »

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Thad McIlroy reviews Patrick Modiano's Nobel Prize-winning novel, Paris Nocturne. more »

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"It’s well documented that Hollywood films use Canada to stand in for the US, including Brokeback Mountain, Good Will Hunting, the Twilight series, Rambo’s First Blood and many, many more blockbusters." more »

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One of the richest collections of unusual zines and artist-made books in the country has recently been installed in its new permanent home: the lowercase reading room, on Main Street in Vancouver. more »

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At the age of 30, Gladys Aylward, a housemaid, bought a ticket from London, England, to Yangcheng, Shanxi Province, China, in order to work as a missionary. more »

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The Western Front, Canada’s longest running artist-run centre, recently hosted a public screening of two dozen or so films from their archive of readings by poets from the 1970s, 80s and 90s. more »

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Between the two cover photographs is the story of a fascinating life; fascinating not because Sacks led a life of high adventure—just the opposite, in fact. more »

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Rebekah Chotem reviews the film adaptation of Room by Emma Donoghue. more »

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Michael Hayward reviews Everything Rustles by Jane Silcott and Born Out of This by Christine Lowther. more »

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CBC Radio celebrated National Poetry Day by reading a poem written in 1916 by Bliss Carman, which raises the question: are there no living poets who cut the mustard? more »

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Lily Gontard reviews A Rock Fell on the Moon by Alicia Priest and The Stone Thrower by Jael Ealey Richardson. more »

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"If cities can be said to be alive, how many of them dream of growing up to become Paris?" Michael Hayward reviews How Paris Became Paris by Joan DeJean. more »

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Kris Rothstein recounts her experience at the Pickathon, a music festival in Portland, Oregon. more »

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Patty Osborne reviews Do You Think This Is Strange? by Aaron Cully Drake, a look into the mind of an autistic teenage boy. more »

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AnnMarie MacKinnon reviews Einsteinium (Es), an element discovered by a non-Einstein Albert. more »

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"In Martin John, Anakana Schofield’s new novel, the reader is beckoned, saluted, enticed and then drawn inexorably into the life of a demented young man." more »

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