R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY


Bob McDonald

May 09th, 2024

In Just Say Yes (D&M $34.95), due out in September, Bob McDonald offers a memoir spanning his early struggles in his illustrious career in science journalism. Despite dropping out of university due to academic challenges, McDonald’s passion for science remained undiminished. Through perseverance and enthusiasm, he transitioned from doing public demonstrations to becoming a national figure as the host of CBC Radio’s “Quirks and Quarks.” His memoir reflects on overcoming fear of failure, tackling life-transforming challenges, and rubbing elbows with scientific luminaries like Chris Hadfield and Stephen Hawking. With McDonald’s trademark pace and humor, Just Say Yes promises to inspire readers in new ways. 9781771624206

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