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On Tuesday, while reporting on the fate of Al Purdy's cottage, Q&Q contacted the famous poet's old school, Trenton High School in Trenton, Ontario. According to physics teacher Eric Lorenzen, who recently dug out microfilm ... Read More »

October 13, 2010 | Filed under: Book news


It's the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, and their website features lists of frequently challenged books covering various eras on their website. Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale is 37th on the ALA's list of the ... Read More »

September 30, 2008 | Filed under: Book news, Libraries

By Eric Walters

Say the words “Oak Island” and your imagination immediately conjures up images of pirate ships, Captain Kidd’s legendary treasure supposedly hidden on the island, and more than 200 years of ghostly goings-on. Eric Walters deftly ... Read More »

February 23, 2004 | Filed under: Industry news

By David Waltner-Toews

In The Fat Lady Struck Dumb, his sixth book of poems, David Waltner-Toews convicts himself of “the crime” identified in one of his cheerfully reflective poems: “that a man can still be amateur.” Fortunately Waltner-Toews ... Read More »

February 12, 2004 | Filed under: Poetry