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Nancy Huston’s Infrared wins the Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award

Leah McLaren is one of my favourite Globe and Mail columnists. She is currently living in London, England, and in last Saturday’s Globe and Mail she wrote, in her usual barbed witty style, about what it was like to be a … Continue reading

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Fifty reasons not to read Fifty Shades of Grey (and some alternative suggestions)

First things first. This book doesn’t live up to its hype. It’s not very erotic. Also, the domination-submission theme that has been talked about so much is pretty tame, and practically nothing happens in that realm for hundreds of pages. … Continue reading

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