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A Season in Hell by Robert Fowler – book review

 by Edith Cody-Rice The title of this compelling account is from a Rimbaud poem about despair and desperation, an apt description of  the ordeal faced by the...

Grete Hale appears at The Palms sponsored by Mill Street Books

Grete Hale, iconic philanthropist and new author, spoke to a small gathering at the Palms Sunday afternoon. Grete, one of a triumvirate of famous...

The Uncommon Reader

by Marnie Bruce Any of the Queen's subjects who may have wondered how she manages to cope with the endless round of duties at home...

November at Mill Street Books

Mill Street Books is planning some great events for people who must eat gluten free. Mary Lumsden has many gluten free friends and has...

Civilization by Niall Ferguson – Book Review

Niall Ferguson is a writer with sweeping ideas, As with the broad sweep of his book the Ascent of Money, in his new book...

Mill Street Books celebrates Independent’s Day

On Saturday, October 15,independent booksellers all across the country celebrated Canadian Booksellers Association Independents’ Day—a day designed to promote the importance of locally owned...

Book Club at Mill Street Books September 28

Mill Street Books invites you to join its  “once in a while book club for people who can’t commit” at the store on September 28 at...

Happily retired – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice This book, first published in 2009, is a practical little guide and would be a good gift for anyone about to retire...

Ugly Beauty – Book Review

by Edith Cody-Rice  The book  Ugly Beauty: Helena Rubinstein, L'Oreal, and The Blemished History of Looking Good by Ruth Brandon has somehow flown under the...

Almonte’s Mill Street Books makes Canada’s top ten list

  Mill Street Books Those who nominated this "small, community minded shop" in Almonte, Ontario, repeatedly sang the praises of owners Mary and Terry. A keen,...

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