Beach Books

Death by Triangulation by John Oughton 168 pages Neopoiesis Press Reviewed by Jon Muldoon Death by Triangulation is purportedly a mystery novel. But as the plot twists and turns, and the action shifts between the present day and 1961, a larger story and – let’s not mince words – a larger conspiracy emerges. Using a […]

Beach Books

50 Canadians Who Changed The World  By Ken McGoogan HarperCollins, 319 Pages Reviewed by Jon Muldoon After a number of books using detailed research to add his own new perspective and expand on the canon of polar exploration history (Fatal Passage, Ancient Mariner, Lady Franklin’s Revenge), Ken McGoogan stepped out of the formula he had […]

Scots get credit for Canada

How the Scots Invented Canada, Ken McGoogan, 2010, Harper Collins, 415 pages, $29.99 Writer and historian Ken McGoogan paraphrased the title of his most recent book from Arthur Herman’s classic How the Scots Invented the Modern World, published in 2001. McGoogan said that his book, How the Scots Invented Canada, expands on “the relatively few […]