Author: The TRB

  • Birgitta Jónsdóttir’s Call for Civil Rights Online

    Birgitta Jónsdóttir’s Call for Civil Rights Online

    On Thursday an American judge decided that Twitter must release the details of TRB-contributor Birgitta Jónsdóttir‘s account in a case against WikiLeaks. She had this to say to The Guardian: “This is a huge blow for everybody that uses social media,” said Jonsdottir. “We have to have the same civil rights online as we have…

  • Cameron Bailey’s Briliant Take on Toronto’s Festivals

    Cameron Bailey’s Briliant Take on Toronto’s Festivals

    When we went to watch TRB author Shawn Micallef pick up his prize at the Heritage Toronto Awards on October 4th (huzzah, Shawn!), we were stunned by TIFF Co-Director Cameron Bailey‘s William Kilbourn Memorial Lecture on the meaning of this city’s festivals. We thought you might like to take a look:

  • Tonight! City WIDEN on Social Fabric! A TRB event at the Textile Museum!

    Tonight! City WIDEN on Social Fabric! A TRB event at the Textile Museum!

    Tonight is the very first event of City WIDEN, the speaking series curated by The Toronto Review of Books in affiliation with www.widentoronto.com. All are welcome!  Details are as follows: Presented by The Toronto Review of Books in affiliation with www.widentoronto.com, City WIDEN (Workshops for Interest, Discussion, Exchange, & Novelty) gathers three people with different…