Tag Archives: The 49th Shelf

National Aboriginal Awareness Month

This post should have been on Monday as Saturday, June 21st was National Aboriginal Day here in Canada, but I was distracted by my birthday celebrations, and it slipped my mind. At any rate, the entire month is devoted to … Continue reading

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OP/ED Wednesday: Interested in an Interest in Self-Interest?

I am a book seller. Books are the only product I have ever wanted to sell to people. Even though I am technically in retail, I am unabashedly snobbish about my special status as a book seller. We are a … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Ghost in Halifax

Since we’re reading Flagged Victor, which is set in Halifax, and since it’s Halloween, I thought I’d bring the two together. Did you know that Halifax is one of the most haunted cities in Canada? It is. It’s also one … Continue reading

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