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HTO post on Torontoist.com

Read the Torontoist's blog entry discussing HTO and Toronto water, accompanied by a stunning photograph, at http://torontoist.com/2009/02/its_a_waterful_life.php.

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Torontoist gets lost in The Alphabet Game

By Prathna Lor
Torontoist
December 20, 2007

Over the past little while, Torontoist has been quietly absorbed in The Alphabet Game: A bpNichol Reader. Edited by Darren Wershler-Henry and Lori Emerson, The Alphabet Game is an essential anthology for any reader of bpNichol, and is a great starting point for those who have yet to discover his work.

Nichol, who is probably most well-known for his concrete and visual poetry, had achieved many things before dying at the age of 44.

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Secret Carnival Workers revealed by Torontoist

By Carly Beath
Torontoist
August 27, 2007

The late Paul Haines’ Secret Carnvial Workers was launched at the end of last month, the occasion marked with a concert by his daughter, Emily (his other daughter is television journalist Avery Haines). Torontoist has been mulling over the book, comprised of poetry, fiction, jazz journalism and album liner notes, since then.

This is not a book to be devoured quickly.

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Torontoist loves Human Resources

By Aaron Tucker
Torontoist
August 3, 2007

The immediate instinct when reading Human Resources is to see the poems as rants against the pervading office mentality of faster-harder-cheaper. Toronto poet Rachel Zolf shows adept skill at parroting corporate language in order to highlight the flawed cogs of internal memos and style guides.

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Wide Slumber for Lepidopterists is one of Torontoist's favourite books of 2006!

Angela Rawlings' Wide Slumber for Lepidopterists just keeps popping up on 'Best Of' lists, this time appearing on Torontoist's Best Books of 2006 list, alongside books like Michael Redhill's Consolation and DC Comics' Y: The Last Man:

'A stunningly beautiful first book of poetry that graced The Globe and Mail's 100 Best Books of 2006, WSFL migrated from page to stage with performances across TO in 06.

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Tanya Chapman interviewed by Torontoist

Tanya Chapman, author of the new Coach House novel King, was recently interviewed by Torontoist. You can read the interview in it's natural habitat at www.torontoist.com, or read the reprinted text below.

Torontoist Reads: King by Tanya Chapman

Toronto writer Tanya Chapman’s debut novel, King, was recently released by Coach House Books.

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