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Stan Persky taught philosophy at Capilano University in N. Vancouver, B.C. He received the 2010 B.C. Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Literary Excellence. His most recent books are Reading the 21st Century: Books of the Decade, 2000-2009 (McGill-Queen's, 2011), Post-Communist Stories: About Cities, Politics, Desires (Cormorant, 2014), and Letter from Berlin: Essays 2015-2016 (Dooney's, 2017).

Apartheid

By Stan Persky / 2001 August 6
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In Part eight of Stan Persky’s The Short Version he makes an unusually personal examination of Apartheid

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Alphabet

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 30
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The Seventh in Stan Persky’s series, The Short Version. This one is about the alphabet.

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Woody Allen

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 21
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Part six of Stan Persky’s Short Version. This is about Woody Allen

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Paul Alexander

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 14
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The latest installment of Stan Persky’s The Short Version: Paul Alexander.

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After Lorca

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 5
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Stan Persky offers us the fourth part of his ongoing series. This one is about the poet Jack Spicer, and is titled, as is one of Spicer’s books, After Lorca

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THE COLANDER

By Stan Persky / 2001 July 4
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Stan Persky offers a tribute to the late Mordecai Richler by way of a review of Barney’s Version

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Of African Descent

By Stan Persky / 2001 June 19
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The Third of Stan Persky’s serial we’re running under the working title of The Short Version,

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Adolescence

By Stan Persky / 2001 June 15
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The second of our serialization of Stan Persky’s The Short Version. (The first can be found in the probe section of the archives).

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THE STORYTELLER

By Stan Persky / 2001 June 5
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Stan Persky reviews Larry McMurtry’s Walter Benjamin At The Dairy Queen: Reflections at Sixty and Beyond

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ABOUTISM

By Stan Persky / 2001 May 30
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Stan Persky begins a short-hand version of human and other kinds of history, beginning with a new movement in poetry called Aboutism

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