It sure beats working for a living. No, but I've had a lot less fun in jobs. There is great material every day. The characters are riveting to write about. I think you said it was the best political reporting gig in the country right now, and I think I agree with you about that. But as a citizen, I find it frustrating and depressing sometimes, when the clown show takes over.
Sean Dixon spoke to Open Book Toronto about his novel, The Many Revenges of Kip Flynn, on July 13, 2011. The conversation covered everything from the amorphous city of Toronto, the importance of the right table and, of course, revenge.
Amy Lavender Harris at Open Book Toronto has long been interested in the mythology of Toronto: writers who create myth out of the city. Most recently, she's written about Toronto myth-making in literature and how it relates to Sean Dixon's new novel, The Many Revenges of Kip Flynn:
Mo' poetry, fewer problems, are we right? That's why for the month of April, we're offering a Poetry Month Bundle, which lets you select any three (print) poetry titles for $45. Need to get inspired about which titles to choose? Browse our offerings.
If you've always wanted to hear André Alexis bring the dog language and poetry in Fifteen Dogs to life, we've got good news: the audiobook version of the Giller-winning novel is now available, read by the author himself!
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