Category Archives: Scholarly book

History’s People: Personalities and the Past by Margaret MacMillan (73)

This is a book by an internationally acclaimed historian Margaret MacMillan. She gives her own personal selection of figures of the past, women and men, some famous and some little-known, who stand out for her. Some have changed the course … Continue reading

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The Universe Within by Neil Turok (72)

This is a very important book for our life and times. It is about how our technologies have shaped us.  The book is visionary and a fascinating read. Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, … Continue reading

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Planning for Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures Edited by Wayne J. Caldwell (11)

Climate change and an evolving non-renewable energy sector threaten the future viability and sustainability of communities across the country. While rural communities have a special place in the national fabric, they often lack the resources to tackle these important and … Continue reading

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What Love Is and What It Could Be – By Carrie Jenkins (203)

So many of us are always wondering about what love is. It is a true philosophical question in its own right. Love is one of those mystical things that can be very hard to explain. But when we are in … Continue reading

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Death in the Family by John Chipman (167)

This is a very sad book about infant death in Ontario. It is really sad to read that pediatric pathologists are so much to blame for them. In the Mid-1990s, the Chief Coroner’s Office in Ontario decided that death investigation … Continue reading

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Writing the Roma: Histories, Policies, and Communities in Canada by Cynthia Levine-Rasky (143)

This is another treasure of a book. This time it is a nonfiction book! I guess relaxing is a good idea when you go to your local library. You get to pick books that are absolutely fascinating! Interestingly, the author … Continue reading

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The Illustrated History of Canada by Craig Brown (124)

I am going to finish up this year reviewing a few more books. I read and read over the Christmas Holidays. So, now it is time to post a few more before the stroke of midnight! This is a wonderful … Continue reading

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