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Creative Fooding 101

in #82 Winter 2016/Features/Nonfiction by

These three cookbooks want their readers to understand the intrinsic values in cooking for oneself, whether they be health-based, financial or educational.

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Amy Jones at the Halifax Central Library

We're All In This Together

A woman goes over a waterfall. A video goes viral. A family goes into meltdown. And that’s just the first 24 hours. Welcome to the Parker family. Like all families, the Parkers of Thunder Bay have had their share of complications. But when matriarch Kate Parker miraculously survives plummeting over a waterfall in a barrel — a feat captured on a video that goes viral — it’s Kate’s family who tumbles into chaos under the spotlight her internet fame shines upon their private crises. Her prodigal daughter returns to town. Her 16-year-old…

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Writers on Success

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“Once the book comes out, it’s not yours anymore. It goes out into the world and makes friends or it doesn’t; you can’t do anything about that.”

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The Memento explores coming to terms with loss

in Fiction/Reviews by

Conlin weaves together fascinating characters and excels at portraying knotted family ties.

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Colleen Jones on playing the shot in front of you

in #80 Winter 2015/Features by
Colleen Jones - curling

The world-championship curler, CBC reporter and, now, author, on her memoir and the experiences that completely changed her approach to life.

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Port Medway Readers’ Festival: Michael Crummey


Join Michael Crummey on Aug. 1 for the third event in the Port Medway Reader’s Festival. Crummey will be reading from his novel Sweetland at 7p.m. at the Old Meeting House in Port Medway. Tickets are $20.00 per person, per event.  A festival sponsorship, which includes two tickets to each of the three author readings, is available for $175.00.  (Please note a sponsorship does not include tickets to the event with author/chef Bonnie Stern.) Check here for information and tickets.

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