DNA poetry, thinking like Sherlock, and defining Toronto: Bookishness, Jan. 14, 2013


The little questions “What does Toronto even mean? What kind of city is it? What kind of place do we want it to be? That’s the big question, isn’t it?” – Edward Keenan, Some Great Idea. While you think about how you might answer the big question, try your hand at answering some little questions with the Some Great Idea quiz. Investigation underway at TPL Check out the...

Bookishness: Week of August 20, 2012


It was a terrible and overwrought sentence This year’s Bulwer-Lytton winner. The Pussy Riot reading list The literature that inspires Pussy Riot. I don’t believe in guilty pleasures, I only believe in pleasures Ira Glass (coming to Toronto in October) on books and reading and movies and more. “I didn’t actually finish the book.” An interview with another reader...