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Patty Osborne

Patty Osborne on Shtisel—an Israeli TV series about an ultra-religious Jewish family in Jerusalem. Read more

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Patty Osborne on the mixed review of Crazy Rich Asians. Read more

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An amusing anecdote on pens and the North. Read more

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Patty Osborne on Slow Twisting by Anonymous. Read more

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Patty Osborne on the CBC documentary series The Neddeaus of Duqesne Island. Read more

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Patty Osborne shares insights on Peter Carey's book. Read more

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A middle-aged man moves to a new city to restart his life, gets to know an old man named Oliver, and after only a few months realizes that he has fallen in love with both the new city and the old man. Read more

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In 1997, when Internet connections were dial-up and most of us were just trying to figure out how the World Wide Web worked, a group of people had the foresight to see that the Internet could be a powerful tool for the anti-poverty movement. Read more

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When I tried to describe the weird and wonderful book Accordéon by Kaie Kellough (ARP) to two Québécoise friends, I had to resort to reading a few excerpts because my own words failed me. Read more

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This fast-paced, quirky, heart warming and hilarious novel captures the fast and loose crossovers of language and culture that make southeast New Brunswick unique. Read more

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"The Orange Grove is dry and sparse and heartbreaking, much like the unnamed country in which it takes place." Read more

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First there was the Canadian daredevil Ken Carter who, for five years (starting in 1976), made repeated attempts to jump the St. Lawrence River in a rocket-propelled car. Read more

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Patty Osborne reviews Last Dance in Shediac by Anny Scoones. Read more

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