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The Best Canadian Essays 2018

series edited by Christopher Doda

guest editor Mark Kingwell

Initial publish date
Nov 2018
Essays, Canadian
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    Nov 2018
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Featuring trusted series editor Christopher Doda and acclaimed guest editor Mark Kingwell, this tenth installment of Canada's annual volume of essays showcases diverse nonfiction writing from across the country. Culled from leading Canadian magazines and journals, Best Canadian Essays 2018 contains award-winning and award-nominated nonfiction articles that are topical and engaging and have their finger on the pulse of our contemporary psyches.


About the authors

Christopher Doda is a poet and an award winning critic living in Toronto. His first book of poems, Among Ruins (2001), was released by Mansfield Press; he is an editor at Exile: The Literary Quarterly.

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Mark Kingwell is a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto and a contributing editor of Harper’s Magazine. He is the author of eleven books of political and cultural theory, including most recently, Concrete Reveries: Consciousness and the City (2008) and Opening Gambits: Essays on Art and Philosophy (2008). He is the recipient of the Spitz Prize in political theory, National Magazine Awards for both essays and columns, and in 2000 was awarded an honorary DFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design for contributions to theory and criticism.

Patrick Turmel is an assistant professor of philosophy at Université Laval. His main research interests are in moral and political philosophy. He has published articles in ethics and on issues pertaining to cities and justice. He is also co-editor of Penser les institutions (Presses de l’Université Laval).


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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Best Canadian Essays

“Fascinating, provocative, sobering and painful . . . an abundance of artfully expressed ideas” —Toronto Star

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