Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

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A friend sent me this link a few days ago and I've looked at it several times and find myself still shaking my head. The numbers cited are for comparison in the States, and since Canada is roughly one tenth the population of our southern neighbour, the numbers become even more startling.

It's pretty clear the 21st Century will belong to a different group of people. I hope they do a better job.

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Rick Blechta

Rick Blechta is the author of the novels Knock On Wood, The Lark Ascending, Shooting Straight in the Dark, Cemetery of the Nameless, and When Hell Freezes Over. A Case of You, his latest novel, will be published in the spring of 2008 with Rendezvous Press.

Go to Rick Blechta’s Author Page