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Book Review
Nov 27, 2009

Malalai's story

Malalai Joya and Derrick O'Keefe
In this excerpt from her biography, Malalai Joya describes her life in Afghanistan, the origins of her name and the reluctance she first felt about writing a book.
Event

The Best Canadian Poetry in English

Dec 8, 2009
Harbord House
150 Harbord St.
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 44.7948" N, 79° 24' 19.7604" W
Ontario CA
The Rowers Pub Reading Series celebrates the release of the Best Canadian Poetry in English.
Book Review
Nov 19, 2009

Immigrant workers fight back

Dave Koch
Fight Back, written by five politically engaged academics who work with Montreal's Immigrant Workers' Centre, helps to counter the exploitation of migrant workers by documenting their struggles.
Event

Anansi Girls and the Art of Book Club Maintenance

Nov 26, 2009
The Ossington
61 Ossington Avenue, Toronto
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 44.2248" N, 79° 25' 9.6708" W
Ontario CA
The Anansi Girls present their Book Club contest with the ultimate prize of their attendance at your book club.
Book Review
Nov 12, 2009

Norman Bethune: Stepping forward to revolution

Tara Quinn
The image of Norman Bethune sketched by Adrienne Clarkson in this contribution to the Extraordinary Canadians series invokes duality: the guerrilla doctor and the humanist.
Book Review
Nov 5, 2009

Remembering communism

Aaron Leonard
Marx and Engels had no idea what they were setting loose when they wrote The Communist Manifesto -- and they would be the first to admit it. That's the sense you get reading Tariq Ali's new book.
Podcast
Oct 30, 2009

Frog Lake Massacre, Part 2

radio book lounge
Alberta author Myrna Kostash explores what really happened during the Massacre at Frog Lake in 1885.
Event

Capitalism: Toward the abyss

Nov 7, 2009 to Nov 8, 2009
OISE
252 Bloor St. West, Room 2-295 St. George Subway
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.3788" N, 79° 23' 54.132" W
Ontario CA
Join us as guest speaker Prof. Murray E.G. Smith discusses the current economic crisis from a Marxist perspective.
Book Review
Oct 22, 2009

The ties that bind

Katie O'Connor
Polyamory, open adoption, mixed marriage, househusbandry, single motherhood -- 18 authors tackle what it means to be a family in the 21st century.

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