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Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

“Of all of them there at the bar that night, the bartender was the one who survived the longest. He died three weeks later on the road out of the city.”  The opening chapter of Station Eleven takes place at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto, during a production of King Lear. The lead actor, Arthur…… Continue reading Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

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Book Review: The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

“In the US and the UK we’d fought for more money at work, Scandinavians had fought for more time – for family leave, leisure and a decent work-life balance.”  If there’s one thing that I took away from this book, it’s that if the rest of the world was that little bit more Danish, we’d…… Continue reading Book Review: The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell