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An excerpt from The Truth About Stories by Thomas King June 06 2016

Throughout National Aboriginal History Month we’ll be highlighting works about Aboriginal history, including book excerpts, illustrator interviews, and author guests posts. The following is an excerpt from The Truth About Stories by Thomas King. The truth about stories is that that’s all we are. The Metis singer Andrea Menard reminds us of this in the first verse … Read More

Staff Picks for the Holidays: The Truth About Stories December 07 2009

The Truth About Stories, the 2003 Massey Lectures by Thomas King Recommended by Sharon Bailey, Anansi and Groundwood Production Director. “I’m rereading The Truth About Stories, one of my favourite Massey Lectures. Thomas King is, as ever, deft with a tale — in this case, many tales — but he delivers contextual gut punches just … Read More