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Big Men Fear Me

By Mark Bourrie

The remarkable true story of the rise and fall of one of North America's most influential media moguls.

When George McCullagh bought The Globe and The Mail and Empire and merged them into the Globe and Mail, the charismatic 31-year-old high school dropout had already made millions ... Read more

Canada's Newspaper Legend

By Richard MacFarlane

Amid the "newspaper wars" of the ’90s, we’ve been witness to an explosion of electronic news through cable television and the Internet. But less than a generation ago, newspapers were the principal sources of the late-breaking story. Breaking that story entailed hard-nosed ... Read more

Joseph Howe and the Battle for Freedom of Speech

By John Ralston Saul

On 20 March 2004, John Ralston Saul delivered the inaugural Joseph Howe lecture at King’s College School of Journalism in Halifax, Nova Scotia. One of Canada’s foremost thinkers on issues of media, politics and society, Saul spoke to the legacy of Joseph Howe, his famous ... Read more

Next Big Thing

Edited by Philip Lee

Canadian journalist and political insider Dalton Camp left behind a powerful legacy, including books, essays, and newspaper columns on Canadian politics and public policy.

To both celebrate his career and continue his passionate efforts to encourage and support the practice ... Read more

No Place for a Woman

By Antony Berger

***THE MIRAMICHI READER'S VERY BEST BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION: LONGLIST***

 

 

As a young woman, the late Ella Manuel left the busy shipping community of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, for the wider world in the 1920s, but eventually returned to the island, as a single mother, to settle ... Read more

The Typographic Mind

By Robert Bringhurst

An essay on thinking typographically. Includes references to architecture, design, language and poetry.