Jean Baird offers a guide for literary jurors and looks at the 2007 Booker Prize novels.
The second of John Harris’s series “Poet and Son” is about George and William Gascoigne.
Jean Baird examines the Canada Council’s literary prize process and reports on the 2006 Booker Prize.
Jean Baird thinks about “hysterical realism” and the 2005 Booker Prize.
George Bowering goes down to the ol’ swimming hole.
Jean Baird looks at “literary fiction” and the 2004 Booker Prize.
The first of John Harris’s series-in-progress, “Poet and Son,” is about Geoffrey and Lewis Chaucer.
Jean Baird’s report on the 2003 Booker Prize includes Michael Boughn’s essay on literary prizes.
Norbert Ruebsaat’s media students from around the world tell him how they watch television.
Jean Baird’s report on the 2002 Booker Prize features a disacussion of Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi.”