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“Tipping the Velvet” by Sarah Waters — LGBTQ Book Club Review

The latest book for our LGBTQ Book Club to review is Sarah Waters’ Tipping the Velvet. This award-winner was called one of the most important debut books of the 1900s and subsequently became a wildly successful BBC mini-series (also available … Continue reading

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Taking a Gamble and Winning: The Lonely Polygamist

I’m not much of a reality TV watcher, but I admittedly have seen an episode or two of Sister Wives on TLC. Having a background in sociology and women’s studies, I couldn’t help but be fascinated with watching how this family … Continue reading

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Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize

Announced last week, Canadian and short story writer Alice Munro has been awarded the coveted 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. Munro is only the 13th woman and first ever Canadian to win the prize since it was founded in 1901. Alice … Continue reading

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Amazon.ca Releases Best Books of 2012

Although 2013 may seem like a ways away, the Amazon Book Editors have already released their list of the best 100 books published in 2012. Many amazing reads made the cut including some short story collections, a few mysteries, a … Continue reading

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