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Whatever madmen-dictator bromances and photo-op handshakes aside,

having three evil power-hungry egomaniacs running the world is not good for the planet in the short and long runs. These guys are ruthless, dangerous, evil, and prepared to destroy millions at the drop of a hat. They are the … Continue reading

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My Rare Double-Signed “All the President’s Men”

Has both authors’ signatures (next to impossible to find). Just in time for another impeachment.

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A Very Rare Signed Brian Moore

with the actual dust jacket, not a facsimile dj.

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A Very Rare 1912 Inscription by Pauline Johnson

in a copy of a rare Legends of Vancouver.

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My Vintage Autographed Letter from Farley Mowat to a Good Friend

in a copy of The Desperate People, one of his early books.

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My Vintage Autographed letter from Robertson Davies

in A Voice from the Attic when he was starting out as a newspaper man and author.

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Nice Music for a Rainy Sunday

Includes Sonata No. 1 in B Minor, Sonata No. 2 in A, and Sonata No. 3 in E, played by Baroque violin and harpsichord (as Bach played all keyboards on)

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Weekend Report in June

The ugliest American crashes his way thru the summits and china shops of the world, on his way to bully Rocket Man. Overnight here, a motorcyclist meets his deer finale on the vacant Henday. And Sunday waking up to a … Continue reading

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Justin, After G7

“It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to. You would cry too if it happened to you.” (with apologies to Lesley Gore) Trump’s arrogant, manner and rude manners¬†aside, I don’t know if I’d disagree with his “dishonest” assessment … Continue reading

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Two Books Atwood Can Be Justly Proud of

And they aren’t fiction or poetry. I’m thinking of the best book ever written on Canadian Literature called Survival and another called Negotiating with the Dead which presents her conclusions about writing and being a writer. I revisited the latter … Continue reading

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