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Write Reads #51 The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler

Welcome back, gang! Here is our Canadian Literature Classic. We hope you enjoy our discussion. Do you lean more towards Tania’s reading of the novel or Kirt’s? If Duddy is the apprentice then who is his mentor? Let us know. … Continue reading

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VDSC Update the Second

Middlemarch: Done! Something that I thought was going to be a drudgery turned out to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I was sad when it ended. That’s saying something when you’re talking about an eight hundred and thirty eight page … Continue reading

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Write Reads #19 King Leary by Paul Quarrington with Guest Host, Rick from Another Book Blog @BlogAnotherBook

The Smidgling and Kirt welcome yet another guest host to the podcast, Rick from Another Book Blog, to discuss King Leary. What do we talk about? What don’t we talk about? The dearth of male book bloggers. Hockey. Humour. Canadian … Continue reading

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Write Reads #18 The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis

Kirt’s June pick, the merits and flaws of democracy, Tania’s immorality, and Canadian federal politics are discussed vigorously in this installment.  The discourse becomes so heated that Tania requested that some of her inflammatory comments be edited out entirely! Who … Continue reading

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