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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Shelley Peterson

Shelley Peterson has written seven novels about social issues and coming-of-age problems with horses playing central roles: Dancer (Porcupine’s Quill, 1996), Abby Malone (Porcupine’s Quill, 1999), Stagestruck (Key Porter, 2002), Sundancer (Key Porter, 2006), Mystery at Saddle Creek (Cormorant, 2012), Dark Days at Saddle Creek (Dancing Cat Books, 2012) and, just released, Jockey Girl (Dundurn, 2016). She owns and operates a horse-breeding and stabling facility called Fox Ridge in Caledon, Ontario.

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Hobby Horse

A perennial loser becomes one of horse racing’s biggest legends June 2016
Award-winning humourist William Thomas has written ten books featuring his dogs, his mother, his brother-in-law and/or his cats. The Legend of Zippy Chippy: Life Lessons from the World’s Most Lovable Loser is his first book about horses, but as the subtitle suggests, it is not so much a horse story as a philosophy of life wound around a tale of two…