First-time novelist Ian Williams honoured with $100K Scotiabank Giller Prize

First-time novelist Ian Williams singled out a special member of the audience as he accepted the $100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize — Canadian literary icon Margaret Atwood. Williams choked back tears as he took to the stage to receive the honour…

Malcolm Gladwell talks about responding to critics, and the perils of ‘Talking to Strangers’

From the deceptions of New York Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff to the wrongful murder conviction of American student Amanda Knox in Italy, Malcolm Gladwell posits that some of the most polarizing controversies of our time boil down to a misunderstanding…

10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Lindi Ortega, Strathearn Art Walk, and Beaglemania

10 to Do, Sept. 5 to 11 2019 Lindi Ortega  She’s abiding in Calgary these days, so country chanteuse Lindi Ortega won’t have far to drive for her concert at Festival Place this Thursday. The internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter recently revisited…