Ken McGoogan

LRC Contributor

Ken McGoogan, who has written extensively on the fur trade and Arctic exploration, recently published Celtic Lightning: How the Scots and the Irish Created a Canadian Nation.

Articles by Ken McGoogan

  • Cold Case (July–August 2015)
    A review of The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson’s Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin Jr., by Debra Komar
  • A Nationalist Giant (March 2005)
    A review of Pierre Berton’s Prisoners of the North
  • Our Own Ancient Mariner (May 2011)
    As he turns 90, Farley Mowat may be the country’s most influential writer ever.
  • Hitting the Road (July–August 2010)
    A literary car-trip across Canada
  • Excavating the North (November 2007)
    A review of Hummocks: Journeys and Inquiries Among the Canadian Inuit, by Jean Malaurie, and Travelling Passions: The Hidden Life of Vilhjalmur Stefansson, by Gísli Pálsson
  • Canada’s Robbie Burns (January–February 2007)
    A review of Robert Service: Under the Spell of the Yukon, by Enid Mallory
  • The Ambivalent Imperialist (March 2006)
    A review of Woolf in Ceylon: An Imperial Journey in the Shadow of Leonard Woolf, 1904–1911, by Christopher Ondaatje