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Writing for the Public, Writing for the Self

November 7, 2017

“Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once, and they require separate techniques.” I’m still on about the long-gone British critic Cyril Connolly, having started to read him when I remembered his famous quote about the pram in the hall being the enemy of art. The one about journalism and literature is far smarter, and tied to another of his famous aphorisms: “Better to…

Books by Lesley Krueger

About the Author

Lesley Krueger

I was born in Vancouver, B.C., and brought up on the slopes of Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver. When I graduated from high school at 16, I drove over Lion’s Gate Bridge to the University of B.C. There I spent most of my time working on the student newspaper, The Ubyssey, eventually becoming its editor …

Reviews for Lesley's Books

globe and mail

Krueger takes us through so many landscapes and stories in this book that we abandon our expectations of the standard traveller’s tale (arrival, epiphany, departure), and embark instead on a far more interesting journey of associations and resonating questions….(A) wise and compelling piece of writing.

Foreign Correspondences ~ Jamie Zeppa ~ The Globe and Mail

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For queries about books please contact:

ECW Press
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Toronto, Ontario, M4M 1Y2

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Jennifer Hollyer or Ilana Miller
The Jennifer Hollyer Agency
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