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Tales of troubled youth

It’s easy to hold an audience’s attention when the first thing you say involves high-school students joking about hiding the body of someone who’s face has been chewed off by a dog.Continue...

Lee Maracle and others head to Kingston Writers’ Festival

This fall, Lee Maracle will be taking her latest book, My Conversations with Canadians , to the Kingston WritersFest, which runs from September 27 to October 1.Continue...

How a one question a day journal helped me improve myself

What if you could know exactly what you were wearing, eating or thinking about on this very day exactly five years ago? Well, I am about to find out.Continue...

Lost in Austen after 200 years

On the 200th anniversary of Austen’s death, there is still no sign of her work fading to the background of the literary world.Continue...

Let’s talk about Queen’s Reads

Queen’s Reads is an annual on-campus reading program which distributes a free book to anyone interested. Queen’s Reads Development Coordinator Carolyn Thompson discussed what the program means for...Continue...

Q&A with David Mitchell

Last week, Kingston WritersFest hosted contemporary literary talent, including David Mitchell, a best-selling British author known for his works such as Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks.Continue...

What we're reading: Mindy Kaling's Why Not Me?

Mindy Kaling’s latest book, Why Not Me? just landed the number one spot on The New York Times Best Sellers List, and it’s well-deserved.Continue...

Book review: And the Mountains Echoed

Khaled Hosseini’s third book, And the Mountains Echoed , is another tearjerker filled with heartbreaking emotions and the theme of redemption. Hosseini rose to fame with the phenomenal...Continue...

Book vs. movie: The Great Gatsby

By Jessica Chong
Blogs Editor

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby , and Baz Luhrmann’s movie adaption can hardly be compared -– while entertaining and elaborate,...Continue...