Category Archives: A scholarly book

Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal (23)

This book is an honest examination of Indigenous people lives and how they feel betrayed and have difficulty celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday as the rest do. Canada 150 commemorates the founding of Canada in 1867, being the political agreement that … Continue reading

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The Idiot’s Brain by Dean Burnett (151)

This a great read for anyone who is interested in neuroscience or how the brain works. Our brain is very complicated and it is very simplistic in places too. Dr. Dean Burnett dispels all the mysteries of the brain in … Continue reading

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The Heart Does Break by George Bowering and Jean Baird (116)

This is a wonderful book about Canadian writers on grief and mourning. When Jean Baird’s daughter, Bronwyn, died suddenly, Baird turned to books to try to make some sort of sense out of a loss that was inconceivable. Most books … Continue reading

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No One Makes You Shop at Wal-Mart by Tom Slee (93)

This is a wonderful book for our culture and times when Wal-Mart is in every town and city across North America. They have a corner of the market. But many believe that they are just another boxed store that people … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Excellence (101)

This is a wonderful book that is written by a Canadian world renowned leader in the applied field of mental training and excellence. It is a book that is worth reading if you are interested how to be at your … Continue reading

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Canuck Rock by Ryan Edwardson (98)

This book was suggested by John Mutford for the Book Mine Challenge for the month of March, 2016. I am SO glad that John set up this challenge.  As usual, I got a chance to read two wonderful books by … Continue reading

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Mass Disruption: Thirty Years on the Front Lines of a Mass Revolution(79)

John Stack does a splendid and scholarly job of discussing how one of the most respected newspapers in North America reinvented itself. In this age of digital papers, it easy for many newspapers to slip into a terrible conundrum. But … Continue reading

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