Unsurprisingly, in this nation of immigrants, much of the best writing in Canada is set far from our native shores. Madeleine Thien’s brilliant new novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing transports readers into the heart of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.
To view the list of authors and books presented during this lectures, visit Handout for Lecture 3.
Gary Draper is a retired Associate Professor of English at St. Jerome's University in the University of Waterloo, where he taught courses in both early and contemporary Canadian Literature. He has been a book reviewer, a librarian, a poetry editor with Brick Books and a short-fiction editor with The New Quarterly. He is a member of the Culinary Historians of Canada, with a special interest in, and an extensive collection of, community cookbooks.