Interview with Linden MacIntyre

Linden MacIntyre was the host of Canada’s premiere investigative television show, The Fifth Estate, for nearly twenty-five years. Born in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, and raised in Port Hastings, Cape Breton, he began his career in 1964 with the Halifax Chronicle-Herald as a parliamentary bureau reporter. MacIntyre later worked at The Journal and hosted CBC Radio’s... Continue Reading →

9th Annual Lit On Tour

On Tuesday, November 5th, head to the Thunder Bay Art Gallery for the Toronto International Festival of Author’s (TIFA)’s 9th annual Lit On Tour event here in Thunder Bay. Lit On Tour brings the world’s best authors of contemporary literature to various events across Ontario.  Lakehead University, the Northwestern Ontario Writers’ Workshop (NOWW), the Thunder... Continue Reading →

Globe & Mail Bestsellers-Non-Fiction-October 2019

October 18, 2019 1. Becoming, Michelle Obama An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir. 2. Educated, Tara Westover "Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable." --USA Today 3. 12 Rules For Life, Jordan B. Peterson Humorous, surprising and informative. 4. Talking to Strangers, Malcolm Gladwell A powerful examination of our interactions... Continue Reading →

Interview with Rune Christiansen

Rune Christiansen is a Norwegian poet and novelist. One of Norway’s most important literary writers, he is the author of more than 20 books of fiction, poetry and nonfiction. He has won many prestigious awards, including the 2014 Brage Prize for his bestselling novel, The Loneliness in Lydia Erneman’s Life. Fanny and the Mystery in... Continue Reading →

Seeking a Better Future

The past few weeks have been awash with news of environmental protests, green plans, carbon taxes, species diversity and sustainability.  While some have embraced the message of a need for a greener future, others have expressed concerns about the costs both economically and culturally as we look to change our current lifestyles. The idea that... Continue Reading →

Globe & Mail Bestsellers-Fiction-October 2019

October 18, 2019 1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris Illuminating tale of hope and courage. 2. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood The wait is over. 3. Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens An exquisite ode to the natural world. 4. The Huntress, Kate Quinn Historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female... Continue Reading →

Interview with Ann Hui

Ann Hui has been The Globe and Mail’s national food reporter since 2015. Her work has included investigations into the role of lobbying in the development of Canada’s Food Guide, and a 2018 story that uncovered widespread sexual harassment in one of the country’s most prominent wineries. Previously, she covered Toronto politics and national news.... Continue Reading →

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