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Thad McIlroy


Thad McIlroy is an electronic publishing analyst and consultant, and author of more than two hundred articles and several books on the subject. He lives in Vancouver and at thefutureofpublishing.com.

Thad McIlroy reviews Paris Nocturne by Patrick Modiano, a Nobel Prize-winning author. more

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Thad McIlroy reviews Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. more

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Thad McIlroy reads Kilodney Does Shakespeare and Other Stories by Lorette Luzajic, the only book that discusses Crad Kilodney’s life and writing. more

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The art of the obituary lives on: Obituaries of note from The Economist magazine, including those of the "gunrunner of CIA front companies" and "last interesting Marxist." more

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Thad McIlroy undergoes a hernia operation—and with Neil Diamond and the right kind of drugs, it might only take ten minutes. more

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Thad McIlroy spends the night in hospital to get a hernia - possibly on his left side, possibly on his right - repaired. more

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Images from "Transit Secure," created for TransLink by Tribal DDB of Vancouver. more

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Thad McIlroy reviews Ernest Hemingway's Paris memoir, A Moveable Feast. more

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Thad McIlroy reviews The Reaper by Steven Dunne. more

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Thad McIlroy reviews Slumdog Millionaire, a 2009 film by Danny Boyle. more

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As I sat outside on my terrace on the third floor at about 8:00 p.m., I heard a truck coming along the street. It stopped, engine running, and next I heard shouting: “Arturo.” Pause. “Arturo!” I looked down and saw the familiar brown uniform of the ups man, who was holding a parcel. Silence, then a few minutes later he climbed back into the truck, drove along the sidewalk across from my building and stopped (the street is too narrow for the truck, and parking is only allowed on the left side). The driver called out, “Hector Fer­nan­dez.” more

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