Scott Gardiner's new novel, Fire in the Firefly, was just reviewed in the Toronto Star! Here's the full review by Brett Josef Grubisic. Link to the original article at the bottom!
A migraine is more than just a headache, it's actually a complex neurological disorder. How scary is it then that migraines are the third most common disease in the world? While there is no one-size-fits all treatment for migraines, here are some doctor-given advice to dealing with your average migraine.
- 1) Be proactive, learn about migraines. You are the main manager of your own brain!
Fundamental changes are being triggered in these lands. Curricula are being rewritten across the country by provincial ministries of education to incorporate treaty education and Indigenous perspectives in their education systems. Added to this is the push in education circles to implement "inquiry-based learning," an approach that nurtures students' natural predispositions to issues concerning social justice and human rights.
Meet Kate, she’s the Marketer here at Dundurn. She’s basically the woman who makes sure marketing’s ideas become a reality. “I work with the marketing team to develop marketing plans and make sure they are executed as expected.”
Definitely the person you want on your side when it comes to planning ahead.
She’s also responsible for organizing and preparing for the many events Dundurn attends every year. And, of course, advertising.
If it seems like managing all of these can be a little like trying to wrangle an octopus at times… it is. But that’s the fun part.
Tell us a little about the overarching theme of your work, and why you felt compelled to explore it.
When Canada declared war on Germany in September, 1939, women from across the nation went to war on the home front. They stepped up, doffing their aprons and donning factory uniforms to bridge the gap with a sombre commitment to do whatever was required to bring their men home. Battles on the frontlines raged while women in Canada braved hardship, managed food rations, raised their families, and often worked in highly dangerous conditions.
It's a truth universally acknowledged that a reader without a book must be in want of a new book. Except, when you work in publishing, that's rarely the case. We always have a book to read.
I stopped people from around the Dundurn office to ask them what they are currently reading curled up with a cup of tea (or coffee, we're inclusive). Here's what we're reading at Dundurn HQ!
How did you come up with the title?
Fire in the Firefly is novel about the differences between men and women, which is another way of saying it's a book about sex.