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PQ Weekly Roundup: 25 Nov 2016

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   We’re so excited that Bruce Meyer’s Portraits of Canadian Writers is finally available. It’s … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Cozy Fall Reads (That Might Help You Turn Over a New Leaf)

As soon as the A/C stops its constant whirring, as soon as school buses start impeding mid-afternoon traffic, as soon as everything becomes pumpkin-spiced and harvest-themed, I pull out the sweaters, scarves, blankets and other cozy accouterments in order to … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 18 Mar 2016

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   Kurt Vonnegut’s first rule of creative writing: “Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 04 Mar 2016

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   Everybody is super excited for George A. Walker’s free talk coming up in Vancouver! … Continue reading

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News for March

Douglas Adams, the genius behind seminal sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, famously wrote, “I love deadlines. I like the wooshing sound they make as they fly by.” Now, I have the utmost respect to Mr. Adams, but … Continue reading

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“We’re All Mad Here”: On the Enduring Appeal of Alice in Wonderland

Much has been written about the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll’s classic tale of what happens when a bored, suggestible child imagines anthropomorphic mayhem down the rabbit hole. The tale recently celebrated its 150th birthday, thereby proving … Continue reading

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