The mRb. Never a dull moment.
The fabulous fall issue of The Montreal Review of Books will be out on October 15, circulated in The Globe and Mail and The Suburban, as well as independent bookstores, cafes, libraries, universities, and cultural organizations throughout Quebec. Each issue reaches over 80,000 readers.
Artists, freelancers, associations or anyone who would want to advertise their goods or services to this literary group can reserve their ad space now! Click here for the MRB Media Kit (opens PDF); ads start at just $90 for a 1/16 page ad. The deadline for ad artwork is September 24 2010.
A few highlights below:
WHO WAS THE MASTER OF MONTREAL NOIR? Take a trip back to a 1950s Montreal you never knew with the fall mRb cover story on long-dead noir writer David Montrose and his book The Crime on Cote des Neiges, reissued by Vehicule Press.
IS CULTURE NECESSARY? Read a fascinating interview (by Elise Moser, President of the Quebec Writers’ Federation) of Simon Brault, head of the National Theatre School and author of No Culture, No Future, on why we need to change our discourse on culture right now.
POWER: MAN OR MACHINE? Well-known author-activist Yves Engler tackles political scientist Donald Savoie’s provocative book Power: Where Is It? in – where else? – The Mile End Café, our new regular feature.
Plus: reviews of Dany Laferrière’s I am a Japanese Writer, Nadine Bismuth’s Are You Married to a Psychopath?, Ken Radu’s Sex in Russia and much, much more.