Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Russian magazine printed the story… over five looong years; Vince Cuddihy jokes that some writers need editors. Fearless editors, with big red pens!

Join the Lennoxville Library in order to take books out? And read them? Pffft. Vincent Cuddihy didn’t need any of that. “I got my first card in order to cook books rather than read them,” jokes Cuddihy. A Montrealer, he … Continue reading

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Advance Warning: Lennoxville Reads 2015

CANADA READS–And So Does Lennoxville! Breaking Barriers Foreshadow Event Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. 101 Queen Street, tel: 819-562-4949 Bibliotheque Lennoxville Library welcomes the general public to its annual CANADA READS Foreshadow Event. This year, each of five … Continue reading

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Binky is determined to save his human from the evils of outer space (that’s what happens when there are no mice about to play with)

Binky is a large cat, with a large curiosity and a very large brain. As such, he has managed to become Outer Space Certified, via a mail order course – and this without his human finding out! In this book, … Continue reading

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Love will turn your brain to syrup; herewith, books for those whose minds are rock-solid

Karl Marx was one of the more influential political philosophers of our era. He was also the author of some of the very worst love poetry of all time. Jenny! Teasingly you may inquire Why my songs “To Jenny” I … Continue reading

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This column is not about math. I repeat, NOT about math. Truly, there’s just three paragraphs of math, promise! Keep reading!

Ale has killed us – A note scribbled in the margin of a ninth century Latin grammar, in which an earnest scribe complains of a hangover (for more fabulous medieval marginalia, check out the delightful Dec. 7 post at anglandicus.blogspot.ie) … Continue reading

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Political writing

The finalists have been announced for this year’s annual Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, which honours a book of “literary nonfiction that captures a political subject of relevance to Canadian readers and has the potential to shape or influence … Continue reading

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