Jason Purcell

Posts tagged with “canada”

Whatever I do I must
keep my head. I know
it is easier for me to lose my way
forever here, than in other landscapes.

—    Margaret Atwood, “Journey to the Interior”

Who’s in Edmonton and is free on the 14th? Come down to the Eighteen Bridges fundraiser and say hi! Have a drink! Make a small donation if you can! 

I recorded a cover of “If You Could Read My Mind” by Gordon Lightfoot. It has some of the saddest lyrics, but it’s a beauty.

So excited to be discussing Dogs at the Perimeter by Madeleine Thien this month on Hello, Hemlock!


The third and final discussion of The Year of Finding Memory by Judy Fong Bates is up now! Jessica shares her thoughts and insights - a beautiful way to wrap up this month!

Have you read The Year of Finding Memory? If not, would you?

Interested in Canadian Literature? Check out the YouTube channel Hello, Hemlock, where we discuss one book a month and explore the offerings of great Canadian writers.

(Source: hello-hemlock)

Recently reviewed Lawrence Hill’s The Book of Negroes and discussed the issues of censorship that caused its title to be changed in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and some European countries. I loved this novel. Have you read it?