Writer Michael Harris will be reading at Acadia University on Oct. 10 from his new book, Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada's Radical Makeover.
His new book was called a ‘devastating critique of Canada's present government’ by the Toronto Star. Harris, who lives in Lunenburg, is an investigative journalist, documentary filmmaker, columnist and the author of nine books.
His reading will take place at the Irving Centre at 3 p.m.
The Acadia University Authors series will present
Daniel Scott Tysdal on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Vaughan Memorial Library Quiet Reading Room.
He will read from Fauxcassional Poems, which was published by IceHouse Poetry earlier this month.
Fundy Film screenings
The Fundy Film Society will screen Fight Like Soldiers Die Like Children at the Al Whittle Theatre in Wolfville on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. This documentary by Patrick Reed is an account of retired Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire's campaign to end the use of child soldiers.
Dallaire will speak on Oct. 21 at Horton High School.
The film society is screening Timbuktu on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. In this luminous, lyrical and poetic drama, a proud cattle herder comes into fateful conflict with the fundamentalist rulers of the provincial capital, following their recent jihadist takeover of northern Mali.
Tickets for screenings are $9 and are available 30 minutes before screening
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