Category Archives: Academic 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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L. M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell (18)

This a book that is wonderfully rich in content and informative as well as inspiring. It is about an icon in Canadian History, L. M. Montgomery.  She sure is one of a kind historian and I have read many of … 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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Getting to Maybe: How the world is changed (94)

I decided to read a few books that made me think long and hard this month. Of course, being a philosopher, I love books like that. And I recommend this book for anyone who would like to think and reminisce. … 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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The Social Life of Ink (54)

The Social Life of Ink: Culture, Wonder, and Our Relationship With the Written Word By Ted Bishop Professor of English from Alberta We take ink for granted in our lives. And given the advent of computers, it is all too … Continue reading

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Holocaust Survivors in Canada (52)

This month, before I got onto the Canadian Book Review Challenge, I thought I would do some scientific and historical reading. And this book is in the same domain as the previous two that I reviewed. This book is sad … Continue reading

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