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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.

Feb 19, 2019

This episode we’re talking about Canadian Content! We discuss books by indigenous authors, French Canadian literature, the immigrant experience, what it means to be Canadian, and more! Plus: The Log Driver's Waltz!

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In this episode

Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jean Broughton

Questions

  • Do you know the history of Canadian Content in media?
  • Do you deliberately read Canadian (authors, content)? Why?
  • How do you define “Canadian literature”?

Media We Mention

Links, Articles, and Things

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Join us again on Tuesday, March 5th we’ll be discussing the genre of Occult/Mysticism/New Age/Esoteric/Magic (non-fiction)!

Then on Tuesday, March 19th we’ll be talking about Reading Habits and Reading Spaces!