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Flow Chart at Clemens Mill
Karissa, Clemens Mill & Hespeler | May 16, 2015
There are many ways to enjoy excellent stories at Idea Exchange, beyond the standard novel: graphic novels, short stories, playaways. Some are... Read More»
God Bless the Child: Best of Billie Holiday CD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Phil, Queen's Square | May 11, 2015
NPR’s Bob Boilen had this to say about Billie Holiday (and I’m paraphrasing here): Billie Holiday is probably the best thing that Western culture has... Read More»
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Jessica, Hespeler | May 1, 2015
Classic literature is frequently re-imagined. From film adaptations to literary updates, we cannot seem to get enough of these timeless stories. If... Read More»
When the Doves Disappeared by Sofi Oksanen book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Phil, Queen's Square | May 1, 2015
I hear this statement made all the time: There’s more truth in a work of fiction than in any non-fiction book. That, I say to myself, is the... Read More»
Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Karissa, Clemens Mill & Hespeler | May 1, 2015
I do not like to be scared. No seriously, I’m one of those people who hides under the blanket during the scary scenes in Game of Thrones. So why have... Read More»
Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Susan, Hespeler | May 1, 2015
The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins is the latest debut novel to take the literary world by storm. But successful first novels are nothing new;... Read More»
X Company DVD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Jessica, Queen's Square | May 1, 2015
In Canada we are constantly bombarded with American-made content.  Our televisions are dominated with American networks while our radios pump out... Read More»
Photographer taking a picture of small lizard on flower
Phil, Queen's Square | April 25, 2015
Photographs are everywhere. Just about any type of device can take, edit, and upload to the net. The photograph has become ubiquitous. So I was... Read More»
Terraplane by Steve Earle and the Dukes CD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Phil, Queen's Square | April 25, 2015
In a recent radio interview on the Strombo Show, singer songwriter Steve Earle talked about the enduring legacy of Robert Johnson. Instead of... Read More»
Phil, Queen's Square
Phil, Queen's Square | April 1, 2015
Blade Runner is one of the all-time great science fiction movies based on the book by Philip K Dick. One of the central ideas of the film is the... Read More»

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