Earle Birney’s Contribution

By John Harris | May 28, 2008
John Harris files another section in the work-in-progress he's calling, not so simply, The English Department
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Why Are We In Afghanistan?

By Terry Glavin | May 6, 2008

Or, what are two nice lefty writers like you doing in a war like this?

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Mr. Creative Writing

By John Harris | September 4, 2007

John Harris, in an opening salvo from a work-in-progress he's calling, not simply at all, The English Department, offers a sympathetic reading of the novel and moral progress of former UBC Creative Writhing head Robert Harlow.
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BiC and Black

By Brian Fawcett | January 22, 2007
Brian Fawcett, with considerable help from Stan Persky, files a long analysis of Adrian and Olga Stein's essay "Auto da Fe: Conrad Black, Corporate Governance and the End of Economic Man", which recently appeared in Books In Canada
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Writing Nonfiction in Canada: A Manifesto

By Myrna Kostash | October 29, 2006

Longtime foreign correspondant Myrna Kostash, this time from her Edmonton home base, wonders why nonfiction isn’t taken seriously in Canada, and has some disturbing conclusions.

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Remembering Bill Hoffer

By Brian Fawcett | October 24, 2006

An unpleasant e-mail encounter with a writer irate at an article that has appeared here triggers memories of the late Bill Hoffer

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Reality in Lebanon, July 20, 2006

By Rasha Salti | August 17, 2006

Three eyewitness accounts from Beirut for people who find television too slow and disgusting.

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Frank Davey: The Curious Night-Time Incident of a Famous Brunette Female Writer in Jackboots

By John Harris | July 3, 2006

John Harris skewers Canadian academic literary critic Frank Davey, and manages to have a few laughs along the way…

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Media Studies

By Norbert Ruebsaat | June 17, 2006

Norbert Ruebsaat listens to students from many countries talk about The Media.

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Dictionary Update

By Gordon Lockheed | May 29, 2006

The dictionary has updates!

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