CBC Massey Lectures Sale

CBC Massey Lectures Sale

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All Our Relations

Tanya Talaga, the author of Seven Fallen Feathers, calls attention to an urgent global humanitarian crisis among Indigenous Peoples — youth suicide.

Beyond Fate

In her 2002 CBC Massey Lectures, Margaret Visser examines why, in spite of modern ideals and freedoms, people often feel fatalistic.

The Truth About Stories

In his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures, award-winning author Thomas King explores how stories shape who we are and how we understand and interact with other people.


Adam Gopnik's 2011 CBC Massey Lectures is at once an enchanting homage to a season and a captivating journey through the modern imagination.


In her 2008 CBC Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood delivers a wide ranging, entertaining, and imaginative look at the topic of debt.

Laughing with the Trickster

The Malaise of Modernity

In his 1991 CBC Massey Lectures, philosopher Charles Taylor elucidates the modern concept of self-fulfilment.

Prisons We Choose to Live Inside

Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing discusses personal freedom and responsibility in a world prone inherited structures of unquestioned belief.

Democracy on Trial

In her 1993 CBC Massey Lectures, political philosopher Jean Bethke Elshtain delves into complex issues to evaluate democracy's chances for survival.

Twenty-First Century Capitalism

In his 1992 CBC Massey Lectures, economist Robert Heilbroner explores capitalism as both an economic system and a political order.

On the Eve of the Millennium

In his 1994 CBC Massey Lectures, Conor Cruise O'Brien considers threats to the Enlightenment tradition from which modern society derives.

Necessary Illusions

Noam Chomsky considers how a democratized media could give us more meaningful participation in social and political life.