December 4 2022: The Modern Library & "Hemingway's Widow"
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Vickery Bowles: The Modern Library

Zoomers will remember the time when you had to go to the library to get books and you had to search for them using a card catalogue. Today our libraries are used more as social centres, like seeking protection from harsh weather, and finding jobs online. Libby Znaimer spoke to Vickery Bowles, the City Librarian at Toronto Public Library

Tim Christian: “Hemingway’s Widow”

Tim Christian was a prominent lawyer and Dean of the Law School at the University of Alberta throughout his career. It’s not that unusual for people to write books in retirement – but the level of success on his first foray into biography is remarkable. We talked about his transition and “Hemingway’s Widow”, his groundbreaking book on Mary Welsh, Hemingway’s fourth wife.

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