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Life in Shadow: A Eulogy for my Brother

by Angélique Davies

Reconstructing Jonathan Davies has been illuminating for me. Collecting stories about my brother has caused a cascade of memories that seem to creep into my waking state, and it is like my brother’s voice is in my head, asking me to remember him well.

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Life in Shadow: Finding New Artistic Direction with Groovy Julia

by Angélique Davies

From 1987 to ’93, Jonathan held various positions in the Canada Employment and Immigration Commission. Around 1989, while training to be a case presenting officer, he met Chris Cook, who lived in Jon’s neighbourhood.

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Strube’s Fiction, Real-Life Issues and Rebellion, Wins Toronto Book Awards

Author Cordelia Strube stands comfortably in front of an audience in the Bluma Appel Salon reading from her latest novel that just won the highest honour at the Toronto Book Awards.

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Poet Laureate of Toronto Anne Michaels Likes to Party [Article | Video]

As Poet Laureate of Toronto Anne Michaels is actively promoting our common heritage not just through poetry but via projects involving youth, language, art, music, history and the outdoors. In other words, she plans a great party. At the Toronto Book Awards on Tuesday, Michaels announced several projects she has underway, one of which is happening this weekend.

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The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

If Amy Schumer wasn’t so pretty she wouldn’t be this popular. And if she’s this pretty and popular she definitely doesn’t need to take her clothes off to get anyone to pay attention to her, but here she is – Oh Amy – baring it all for the world to see.

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A Canadian in Paris or Girl on the Verge of A Literary Breakthrough

Love Bites – literary tidbits about love from Paris and around the world or a biting euphemism for saying love sucks? Or, is it something else entirely?

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Love Bites – Stories About Love, Paris and Phantom Appendages [Article, Video]

Canadian author Elena Kaufman’s collection of short stories, Love Bites is soon-to-be-published if she reaches her target on Unbound, the digital platform where authors support the work of other authors and “the reason why I’m not selling my book from the back of my car,” she says.

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Can a Novelist Be Too Productive Even After Their Death?

#TheGIRLisBACK – Genius hacker Lisbeth Salander lives on as The Girl in the Spider’s Web even though the author who wrote the Millennium series has been dead for 11 years.

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