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Review: Tell Everyone by Alfred Hermida

Like the myth of the deep fried rat at Kentucky Fried Chicken, conjectures about the dangerous effects social media has on human interaction appear and disappear, forever warning the downfall of man will happen with the next retweeted cat video. In Alfred Hermida’s non-fiction novel, Tell Everyone, the former BBC journalist and associate professor at …

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Review: Bear by Marian Engel

Marian Engel’s Bear has certainly been making some waves lately. It won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction in 1976 and has recently been called the greatest Canadian novel of all time by the National Post. But thanks to the Internet, the only thing most Canadians today have read are excerpts of some not-so-PG-13 scenes …

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