Earle Birney’s Contribution

May 28, 2008 by  
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John Harris files another section in the work-in-progress he's calling, not so simply, The English Department

Why Are We In Afghanistan?

May 6, 2008 by Terry Glavin and Stan Persky  
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Or, what are two nice lefty writers like you doing in a war like this?

Mr. Creative Writing

September 4, 2007 by  
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John Harris, in an opening salvo from a work-in-progress he's calling, not simply at all, The English Department, offers a sympathetic reading of the novel and moral progress of former UBC Creative Writhing head Robert Harlow.

BiC and Black

January 22, 2007 by  
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Brian Fawcett, with considerable help from Stan Persky, files a long analysis of Adrian and Olga Stein's essay "Auto da Fe: Conrad Black, Corporate Governance and the End of Economic Man", which recently appeared in Books In Canada

Writing Nonfiction in Canada: A Manifesto

October 29, 2006 by  
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Longtime dooneyscafe.com foreign correspondant Myrna Kostash, this time from her Edmonton home base, wonders why nonfiction isn’t taken seriously in Canada, and has some disturbing conclusions.

Remembering Bill Hoffer

October 24, 2006 by  
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An unpleasant e-mail encounter with a writer irate at an article that has appeared here triggers memories of the late Bill Hoffer

Reality in Lebanon, July 20, 2006

August 17, 2006 by Rasha Salti, Elias Khoury, Karim Makdisi  
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Three eyewitness accounts from Beirut for people who find television too slow and disgusting.

Frank Davey: The Curious Night-Time Incident of a Famous Brunette Female Writer in Jackboots

July 3, 2006 by  
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John Harris skewers Canadian academic literary critic Frank Davey, and manages to have a few laughs along the way…

Media Studies

June 17, 2006 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat listens to students from many countries talk about The Media.

Dictionary Update

May 29, 2006 by  
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The dooneyscafe.com dictionary has updates!

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