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Celebrating 75th Anniversary

of the Leacock Medal for Humour


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1991 Writing in the Rain by Howard White 

Interview with HOWARD WHITE about his book on BC coastal life.  



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1985 Love is a Long Shot by Ted Allan                                                  

Interview with LITERARY HISTORIAN BRIAN BUSBY on whether the book should have won the Leacock Medal 


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1983 The Outside Chance of Maximillian Glick                                                  

Part II of Interview with author MORLEY TORGOV 


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1982 Gophers Don't Pay Taxes by Mervyn J. Huston



1979 True Confections by Sondra Gotlieb

Interview with SONDRA GOTLIEB about book and her life


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1975 A Good Place to Come From by Morley Torgov 

Part I – Interview with author MORLEY TORGOV 

(See Part II of the interview above)

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1970 The Boat Who Wouldn't Float by Farley Mowat 

Interview with CLAIRE MOWAT 
about her personal connection to her husband’s book.







1965 War Stories by Gregory Clark 


Interview with author's great-nephew, television journalist 

TOM CLARK 



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1964 Homebrew and Patches by Harry J. Boyle



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1956 Shall We Join the Ladies by Eric Nicol


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1954 Pardon my Parka by Joan Walker 

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1953 The Battle of Baltinglass by Larry Earl













1952  The Salt-Box by Jan Hilliard






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1951  The Roving I by Eric Nicol

Interview with B.C. WRITER TOM HAWTHORN
whose works include tributes to Nicol

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1950 Turvey by Earle Birney 


Interview with
PROFESSOR ELSPETH CAMERON, 
Birney's biographer. 


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1949 Truthfully Yours by Angeline Hango 


Interview with
Humour-writing scholar
DR. JEANNE MATHIEU-LESSARD

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1948 Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert  


Interview with
JOEL SALT - UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
the Hiebert Digital Collection
PROFESSOR TOM SYMONS
about 
his father's book Ojibway Melody.