Posts Tagged: Ontario

This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Inquiring Minds in Saugerties, New York installed a window display with the words “Make America Hate Again,” along with a swastika, to protest Trump. Hilarity Protests ensued. Minnesota has some cozy bookstores. Barnes & Noble wants to build smaller stores with more coffee and alcohol to compete with independent stores that serve as community centers. A London, […]

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A woman met her husband when she fell in love with the man operating the Twitter account for Waterstone’s Oxford bookstore. Bookstores are more than just bookstores, declares the Chicago Tribune. You might not think the home of America’s television and film industry knew what a book was, but there are some great bookstores in […]

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Fresh Comics #9: Bird in a Cage

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Countering our culture’s disregard for all things elderly, comics have become a medium of choice for celebrating the lives of our oldest and wisest generation. Bird in a Cage (Conundrum Press, 2016) joins a growing roster of graphic novels about the elderly that explore how much they are loved, how rich and complicated their lives are, and […]

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Our Literary Footpaths

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Over at The Toast, Rebecca Turkewitz writes about the intersections between literary geography and the real, from Joyce’s Dublin and Tolkien’s Middle Europe to Faulkner’s Mississippi and Munro’s Ontario—how we explore these places by walking through pages, and how they map to our homes and street corners.

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