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Author Interview, Blog

Recap: An Evening with Dawnie Walton, Author of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev

On Tuesday, August 30, Feminist Book Club members had a Zoom hang with Dawnie Walton, the author of The Final Revival of Opal & Nev. Here are some of the highlights of our conversation from that evening What does feminism mean to you?  I think, for me, it is a certain freedom and it’s a …

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Author Interview, Podcast Shownotes

The Magic of Feeling Seen + Deconstructing Happily Ever After: What We Lose When We Embrace Princess Tropes

There’s a special magic in feeling seen in a book – feeling like it was written just for you, to help validate your identity and experience. Maybe you even hesitate to recommend it because you can’t imagine anyone else could love it as much as you. Sally shares a couple of recent reads that gave …

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Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Social Stance vs. Social Bullying with Marsha Molinari

Simha Haddad and Marsha Molinari discuss the power behind social media platforms and the serious repercussions that come with misusing that power. Citing a recent incident in which a prominent celebrity used her platform to propel a false narrative, they delve into both the harm and the good that can come from a simple social …

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Life in Canada’s Oil Sands – Kate Beaton interview of her new graphic novel, Ducks

Niba chats with Kate Beaton about her life and new novel, Ducks. After university, Kate Beaton leaves family behind to join Alberta’s oil rush, but as one of the few women among thousands of men, the culture shock is palpable. The harsh reality of life in the oil sands is that trauma is an everyday …

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