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Freedom to Read Week 2013

“There are worse crimes than burning books,” said Russian poet Joseph Brodsky. “One of them is not reading them.” One of the things I’m a huge advocate for is Literacy, with a capital L. And Freedom to Read Week embodies… Continue Reading →

VIFF 2011: Miss Representation

When the trailer for Miss Representation started making the rounds on social media, I knew I wanted to see it. Fortunately, it screened as part of the Vancouver International Film Festival 2011. This documentary film, written and directed by former… Continue Reading →

Why I will be at SlutWalk Vancouver today

The very first SlutWalk happened in April of this year in Toronto, but it has since taken local, national and even international media by storm. SlutWalks are popping up all over major cities in Canada, USA and across Europe in… Continue Reading →

Dear Canadians, Go VOTE!

Warning: This post contains politics. Over the past five years, the Conservative Party and Stephen Harper have screwed up a lot for our country. Among some of the worst are: cut foreign aid funding and peacekeeping forces (and subsequently were… Continue Reading →

Sony eReader Update [part 2]

My initial musings on my Sony eReader were not very positive due to technological issues. However, I do have some good news, some improvements, adjustments, and (of course) bad news. Problem 1: Calibre did not work on my Macbook (Calibre… Continue Reading →

Initial Musings on my Sony eReader

I don’t want to call this a review, because the opinions I’m going to express are personal and relate mostly to my trials, errors, and experiences. In the spirit of full disclosure, I received this ebook device as a gift… Continue Reading →

In the News

I find a lot of these news articles especially timely in publishing this month because things are so busy at work as I’m becoming immersed in the Industry. To kick off, let’s do some personal plugs: the BC Book Prizes… Continue Reading →

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