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).
This year, Margaret Wente thinks professors aren’t working enough. The underworked Stan Persky checks it out.Read More
Stan Persky tries to sort out the strands in the Ukrainian web.Read More
It’s the month of the first anniversary of the death of writer Gore Vidal. Stan Persky remembers.Read More