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Michal Kozlowski reports on the state of publishing: s'mores, Titantic metaphors, Celtic jigs, steak canap├ęs and mechanical bull riding. Read more

Dispatches

Ink, metal type and time: Watch an 1850 Albion super royal handpress in action. Read more

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Crispin and Jan Elsted produce books of extraordinary beauty using techniques and traditions that date from the days of Johannes Gutenberg. Read more

PHOTOGRAPHY

An email message to Geist from Randy Fred, describing his journey from his home on Vancouver Island to Penticton, in the interior of BC. Read more

Prose

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Randy Fred thought that life after residential school would be drinking, watching TV and dying. Instead, he became the "greatest blind Indian publisher in the world." Read more

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For four decades, Jay Powell and Vickie Jensen helped to revive forgotten languages for many Aboriginal groups along the coast of the Pacific Northwest. Read their story here. Read more

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Stephen Henighan argues that audiences used to have different opinions on the news; now they cannot even agree on the terms of debate. Read more

Columns 1 Comments

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According to the numbers, Canada will never produce another Atwood or Findley. Read more

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