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UPCOMING EVENTS


TASTE AND TRANSMISSION

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Thu Sept 11, 8pm.

Tickets available at The Bookshelf


STEPHEN HENIGHAN LAUNCHES SANDINO'S NATION

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Tues Sept 16 @ 7:30pm, The Greenroom

DAVID J KNIGHT LAUNCHES Guelph Versifiers of the 19th Century

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Wed Sept 17 @ 7pm, The eBar

STUDENT MEMBERSHIPS!


The Bookshelf is giving away free memberships to ALL university and College students in Ontario! The membership entitles you to 10% off books, 10% off food at The eBar, and $3.00 off movies. Come to The Bookshelf at 41 Quebec Street in Guelph to pick em' up.
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In the Greenroom


DESSERT MARTINIS

Dessert Martinis

Though not a staple yet, the eBar and Greenroom has been experimenting with Dessert Martinis. Asking your server couldn't hurt.
Pulled Pork Martinis can't be far behind. Keep an eye on Twitter for nightly specials.


THE WRITING ROOM

Monday Mornings, 9-12
BOOKSHELF GREENROOM
Wifi/Coffee/A quiet space
Free/Open to all writers
No instruction Drop in anytime

 

REVIEW:
THE GRAND SEDUCTION

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Q & A:
CARL WILSON

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"I guess part of the point is that there is no such thing as a "right" assessment in pop culture, or even in culture generally - that our diversity of perceptions is a good thing, and that respecting each other's affections is more productive than attacking them." READ MORE


REVIEW: THE BACK OF THE TURTLE

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"King [suggests] that the roots of evil are complex and that evil-doers are perhaps not so different from us as we would wish. The implication is that, faced with environmental catastrophe, what is needed is not merely an easy demonization of someone else but a broad survey of the shared landscape and a penetrating, if discomfiting, look in the mirror."READ MORE


Q&A: STEPHEN HENIGHAN AND CARRIE SNYDER

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Authors Carrie Snyder and Stephen Henighan discuss their own overlapping experiences in 1980's Nicaragua, the former as a child, the latter as a young journalist. READ MORE


REVIEW: SWEETLAND

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"The quasi-supernatural elements of the text read as entirely believable, if also wholly unsettling. Another way of putting it: the "realist" portrayal of the Island already reads as magical and out-of-time and so when eerie things begin happening the reader accepts these moments as what they are: eerie and entirely possible in the space/place of Sweetland."READ MORE


REVIEW: THE CHILDREN ACT

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"The quasi-supernatural elements of the text read as entirely believable, if also wholly unsettling. Another way of putting it: the "realist" portrayal of the Island already reads as magical and out-of-time and so when eerie things begin happening the reader accepts these moments as what they are: eerie and entirely possible in the space/place of Sweetland."READ MORE


TASTE & TRANSMISSION


The Eden Mills Writers' Festival is fast approaching and, for the 26th year, it presents a slew of culture in the heart of a charming village green. While there is certainly an amazing list of authors slated for Eden proper, the Ebar is getting in on the literary fun.
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