Marsha Lederman, Western Arts Correspondent for The Globe & Mail, has a
talent for bringing out revealing truths behind remarkable work. Now,
Lederman interviews three of the Festival’s most buzzed about authors.
Aleksandar Hemon’s divided memoirs My Parents/This Does Not Belong to You
provide a raw glimpse into how cultural touchstones, family anxieties and
inheritances are shaped by upheaval and immigration. Acclaimed political
pundit David Moscrop (Too Dumb for Democracy) discusses how democracy both
succeeded and failed across our country in the recent federal
election—and what we hope we have for our future. Jenny Heijun Wills
speaks to her memoir, Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related., and
overcoming trauma and cultural divides to reconnect with her biological
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