Tuesday December 30, 2014

Historic Montreal in Fact and Fiction

Listen to Full Episode 53:59

Sherbrooke Street in winter, Montreal, QC, 1896. Detail from a photograph by William Notman & Son 1896. © McCord Museum

In a public forum at Montreal's Blue Metropolis Literary Festival, IDEAS host Paul Kennedy speaks with three authors -- Elaine Kalman Naves, Mark Lavorato and Susan Doherty Hannaford -- who have recently written about the storied past of the city in which they live. In the immortal words of Rupert Brook: "Oh God! Oh Montreal!"

Reading List:

Portrait of a Scandel:The Abortion Trial of Robert Notman by Elaine Kalman Naves, published by Vehicule Press, 2013.

Serafim & Claire by Mark Lavorato, published by House of Anansi Press, 2014.

A Secret Music by Susan Doherty Hannaford, published by Cormorant Books, 2014.

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