Gender bias discussion heats up on ABC Radio National   > read more...


Thursday 29 March 2012

The Sugar Sammy of Literature   > read more...


Thursday 29 March 2012

Amused, this morning, to see my reference to the Sugar Sammy of Literature has made the headlines.



Samir Khullar (Sugar Sammy)

Bias against Women Writers? Heresy from a Fledging Publisher   > read more...


Tuesday 20 March 2012

Bias against Women Writers? Heresy from a Fledging Publisher

By Linda Leith

Nicholas Hoare to close two out of three stores   > read more...


Friday 16 March 2012

Very bad news -- and a sign of the times in writing and publishing. We here are going to miss you.

A “Grand Trunk of Thought”: D’Arcy McGee as Canadian Cultural Nationalist   > read more...


Monday 12 March 2012

 

Locomotive 162, Grand Truck Railway
(Courtesy National Gallery of Canada)

 

The effect of a judicious system,” Thomas D'Arcy McGee wrote, “would be, not to make them dear, but to make them here.”
– David A. Wilson, Thomas D’Arcy McGee, Volume 2: The Extreme Moderate.

The Embattled Life and Early Death of Thomas D’Arcy McGee   > read more...


Monday 12 March 2012

By Linda Leith



The legacy of 11 September, the rise of radical Islam, and the persistence of revolutionary elements in some of Canada’s ethnic groups is likely to call forth the McGee who took an uncompromising stand against militants within his own ethnoreligious community, who challenged self-righteous political and religions certainties, and who argued for a broad, tolerant, decent, open-minded, and compassionate society in which people did not push others off the path.

A Literary Friendship: Hazzard on Greene   > read more...


Friday 9 March 2012

Her book has the effect of sending us back to the novels of Greene and of Hazzard herself, but that has more do with the quality of her writing than with any literary genre. It also has something to do with her love of her subject.

 

Free Money -- Part II   > read more...


Friday 2 March 2012

And here's Part II of the Free Money panel.

Free Money ? I don't think so... Part I of II   > read more...


Friday 2 March 2012

Is it fair to call grants for artists and their organizations “free money”?

That’s the provocative title of this segment of the Tommy Schnurmacher show on CJAD 800 Radio, Thursday, February 1, 2012.

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