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Ted Bishop

Ted Bishop is a writer and scholar living in Edmonton. Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books was named a Best Book by the Globe and Mail, CBC and Playboy magazine. The Social Life of Ink: Culture, Wonder, and Our Relationship with the Written Word has been shortlisted for a 2015 Alberta Literary Award.

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Ted Bishop visits Edith Iglauer and her husband Frank in their seaside home, where he is treated to a fast drive on a winding road, conversation on good books, and a lesson on what it's like to grow old gracefully. more

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