Category Archives: Canadian Authors

Essential Canadian Writers — George Bowering

Anik Jean: Canadian “Tendre Sorciere“; ‘Le Trashy Saloon’ (2005) Essential Canadian Writers: George Bowering . Everybody should have a favourite poet, I have four* and George Bowering is at the top of my list. George, who spent two years as Canada’s … Continue reading

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Stephen Lewis — Forcing the world to care about Africa’s AIDS Pandemic

Billy Talent: Canadian “Red Flag”; ‘Billy Talent 2′ (2006) Stephen Lewis woke a lot of people up, but people don’t like to wake up. We like to be asleep for as long as we can and we will actively resist any … Continue reading

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Essential Canadian Books — ‘The Invasion Of Canada: 1812-1813’

Rough Trade: Canadian “High School Confidential”; ‘Avoid Freud‘ (1981) . Essential Books Aboot Canada — Book Two: The Invasion Of Canada: 1812-1813  . Pierre Berton (1980): History repeats itself, over and over again. We repeat it because no one learns. … Continue reading

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Essential Canadian Books — Ten Lost Years 1929-1939: Memories of Canadians Who Survived The Depression

Oscar Peterson: Canadian “You Look Good To Me”; ‘Oscar Peterson: And the Bassists [Live In Montreux]’ (1977) Ten Lost Years 1929-1939: Memories of Canadians Who Survived The Depression Barry Broadfoot (1973): In 1972, Broadfoot, a Canadian reporter working for the … Continue reading

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