Category Archives: Canadian Musician and songwriter

Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo by Sandrine Revel (139)

This is a wonderful graphic novel about Glenn Gould.  He was a wonderful Canadian pianist. I just love to read stories about composers who needed so much solitude. People don’t understand the creative life and what it requires–except for a … Continue reading

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Rumours of Glory (51)

This is a memoir that is written by Bruce Cockburn. I have been on a Canadian Musician read as of late, and I am truly enjoying to read about these great musicians. As we learn in this memoir, Bruce Cockburn’s … Continue reading

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Have not been the Same (135)

This was a book that was part of my monthly reading challenge for the Book Mine Set.  Thank you John for setting up this more difficult challenge. It was hard to get my hands on the books. But I am … Continue reading

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Coke Machine Glow (134)

This was a book that was part of my monthly reading challenge for the Book Mine Set.  Thank you John for setting up this more difficult challenge. It was hard to get my hands on the books. But I am … Continue reading

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2113: Stories Inspired by the Music of Rush (120)

This is a very unique book that I am grateful to have been able to get a copy of through ABE books. It is a book that was not available at any of my local libraries. So, I bought it, … Continue reading

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The Favourite Game by Leonard Cohen(89)

This is a wonderful novel.  It is funny, satirical and sad.  It is a true portrait of an artist from his early days to the time when he became successful and accomplished. Leonard Cohen had quite a life. The novel … Continue reading

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Book of Mercy by Leonard Cohen (88)

This is a companion volume to Leonard Cohen’s most recent collection of poetry, The Book of Longing. I loved this book, and although it is not a book of poetry, and is not necessarily part of our challenge for the … Continue reading

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