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Here’s a brief excerpt from Richard Canning’s review in this week’s TLS issue:
“Marechal’s remarkable achievement in this novel – for many native readers today, the country’s foundational work of modern fiction – is to … Read More >
In this excerpt from First Among Unequals, edited by Alex Marland and Matthew Kerby, Marland provides an extensive and fascinating overview of the branding strategies during provincial election campaigns in Canada.
An emerging area of practice and study looks at political parties as “brands”. Branding is concerned with the overall psychological impression conveyed through … Read More >
MQUP and Fantasia International Film Festival are pleased to present:
An evening honouring the late John Dunning and the publication of his memoir, You’re Not Dead until You’re Forgotten.
Today we are delighted to have as our guest bloggers Marilyn Porter and Linda Cullum, editors of Creating This Place, writing about the early beginnings of the Suffrage movement in Newfoundland and the importance of staying connected on the island.
Islands are special, and living on them presents special challenges. Newfoundland, lying in that part of … Read More >
Nancy Turner has studied Indigenous peoples’ knowledge of plants and environments in northwestern North America for over forty years. In Ancient Pathways, Ancestral Knowledge, she integrates her research into a two-volume ethnobotanical tour-de-force. The following is an excerpt. More images are available on our Tumblr.
These two volumes began literally decades … Read More >
ANNOUNCEMENT! MQUP is looking for a new Systems Administrator to join our team here in Montreal.
This job is a fantastic opportunity for techie book lovers with an interest in publishing, database management, and reporting. If you’re an SQL and Excel wizard who enjoys troubleshooting, this is the job for you.
The full job posting is … Read More >
Here’s the weekly round-up from MQUP.
Expect Miracles is a recently released memoir by one of Canada’s best-known business leaders, David M. Culver, former chairman and CEO of Alcan. A man of many interests and talents, Culver reflects on his long love affair with architecture – and his efforts to restore and preserve Montreal’s heritage by creating Maison Alcan – and how music … Read More >
ST JOHN’S BOOK LAUNCH:
Newfoundland Rhapsody: Frederick R. Emerson and the Musical Culture of the Island
By Glenn David Colton
In Counterfeit Crime, economist, historian, and criminologist R.T. Naylor offers a scathing critique of government policies on transnational crime and terror.
According to the author, “[w]hat we are seeing is a regression to 19th Century politics in the face of 21st century problems, economic, financial, social, and, not least, environmental. There is a trivialization of political vision, … Read More >