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Diana Beresford-Kroeger
joins us for Authors for Indies
April 29, 2017
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The Global Forest
Diana Beresford-Kroeger
Paperback | Nov 2011
17 in store $21.00
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Seven Stones to Stand or Fall
Diana Gabaldon
Hardcover | Jun 2017
on order $34.00
(releases Jun 27 2017)
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It is with great sadness that we deliver news of the passing of Robert M. Persig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and Lila: An Inquiry into Mortals. Mr. Persig passed away at the age of 88, leaving behind a lasting impact on the literary world and having inspired the millions of people that have read his books.
 
Robert M. Persig’s life was full of adventure. He attended the University of Minnesota for a degree in philosophy, the Barnes Hindu University for a study in Hindu philosophy, and was also enrolled in a Ph.D program at the University of Chicago. He was incredibly brave, having taught himself how to navigate and crossing the Atlantic twice in Aretê, his small sailboat.
 
Following the huge success of his first book, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, he helped found the Minnesota Zen Meditation Centre and published a second novel called Lila: An Inquiry into Mortals. It was a work of fiction that retained the philosophical themes he had spent his lifetime learning about. It was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1992.
 
Robert M. Persigs books are available in store and by special order.

 


2017 CBC Canada Reads concluded

It was an intense few days, but the end of March saw the eventual winner of the Canada Reads debate. It all came down to Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis, defended by Humble The Poet. The story is about a group of fifteen dogs that are given human level awareness and follows them as they navigate life with a new perception and new fellings. It is the book Canada needs to read right now, so if you're looking for your copy we have your available here.

 

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