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By Scott Carter

Would you bet your life on luck? Risk your fortune on a coin toss or wager? In Toronto screenwriter Scott Carter’s debut novel, Dave Bolden could plausibly answer yes. When the driver of an 18-wheel…

April 30, 2010 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


What you missed over the weekend: Yet more op-ed pieces about Amazon setting up shop in Canada. Michael Geist argues for. Morley Walker argues against. (Oh, and some writer from the Calgary Herald rips the…

March 15, 2010 | Filed under: Book links


James Wolcott has a post up today about the relative lack of Mailer content in The New Yorker over the past six decades or so – Louis Menand's pithy obituary notwithstanding. Wolcott pulls a quote…

November 13, 2007 | Filed under: Authors


The death of Norman Mailer elicited tons of reaction over the weekend. Here are just some of the obituaries, personal reminiscences, and other items – not all of it positive, obviously. The New York Times…

November 12, 2007 | Filed under: Authors, Industry news