Category Archives: Creativity

Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything by F. S. Michaels (14)

This is a wonderful exploration about how the art of story telling is changing everything. As human beings, we are always told stories.  There are stories about who we are, where we come from, and where we’re going. Now imagine … Continue reading

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Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era By Daniel J. Levitin (217)

This book is a must-read for all of us, given the ubiquity of information and the seeming difficulty to verify all the information on the internet and web. We are living in a post-truth era. The media have a bias … Continue reading

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Bet on Me by Annette Verschuren (147)

This is a great nonfiction book about leading and succeeding in business and in life. And who wouldn’t need advice about these important aspects of living an excellent life. In this important book, Annette Verschuren lays out her inspiring philosophy … Continue reading

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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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Anne Hebert: Collected Later Novels by Anne Hebert (132)

This is another author that I decided to give a try over the holidays. She is another author from Quebec that tweaked my attention. However, now that I have sampled her writing in this book, I will probably look her … 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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Running on Fumes by Christian Guay-Poliquin (63)

This is a wonderful novel by an author from Quebec. I am trying to get my hands on as many Quebec writers as possible and will continue to do so this year. I am from Montreal, Quebec, and I love … Continue reading

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