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We’ll All Be Burnt in Our Beds Some Night: The Coarse Crackle of an Unforgettable Anti-hero

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Joel Thomas Hynes can’t write a sentence that doesn’t crackle or sing.

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Criminal Charges for Doing His Job: An Interview With Journalist Justin Brake

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“If journalists are afraid, or aren’t permitted, to follow major stories … we lose a keystone of democracy in Canada: press freedom and the right to know.”

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Here Was Freedom

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Newfoundland offered a true escape hatch to political freedom from the Iron Curtain.

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A Splendid Boy by Melanie Martin has been named a finalist for the 2017 Scéal Book Awards

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Newfoundland and Labrador author Melanie Martin is a finalist for the Scéal Book Award

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Themes of Sri Lankan and Canadian Customs Interwoven

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Several contrasting themes are debated throughout the plot, such as being a single parent versus marrying someone you don’t love, arranged marriages and love-based matches, setting Sri Lankan customs beside Canadian ones, overcoming challenges vs. succumbing to them. Priya is writing for a New Age magazine; Suresh is a journalist for a Christian publication.

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Real Heroes Get PTSD

in #82 Winter 2016/Features/Fiction by

Lately, our literary detective-types have been showing some realistic signs of wear and tear. It can show up as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a lasting psychological disorder resulting from exposure to a harrowing experience, with symptoms that range from nightmares and flashbacks to memories that trigger muscle tension and increased heart rate.

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December 2016 Top 5 Reads from Atlantic Canada

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Check out the top 5 best-selling books at Chapters-Indigo in each Atlantic province.

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