Tag Archives: Michael Chabon

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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Write Reads #39 Birdie by Tracey Lindberg with Laura from Reading In Bed

We’re actually on time with the podcast for a change. The fates conspired to allow us to get together with Laura from Reading In Bed for her third stint as guest host. Things went as swimmingly as they always do … Continue reading

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Write Reads #36 The Outlander by Gil Adamson

Gush. Gush. Gush.* We REALLY liked this book. Tania is being systematically converted to a historical fiction fan by the awesome Canadian novels we’ve been picking for the past three years.  If you listen to the podcast you will find … Continue reading

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Victoria Day Self-Challenge Update

Well, I must say that I am impressed with my follow-through abilities as of late. I was certain that by September 1st I would have to hang my head in shame because I had failed to meet my own challenge. … Continue reading

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Kirt’s Fantasies Revealed!

If you were looking for titillation, you’re going to be disappointed. The countdown to our second guest hosted podcast, with Laura from Reading in Bed, has begun. I’m really looking forward to it. I think that our discussion of Frog … Continue reading

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Trying Not To Fear The Reaper

It has been a hard week for literary types. We have lost Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Alistair Macleod. While I am sometimes drawn to the cult of relentless positivity, I am just as often repelled by it, and I find … Continue reading

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