Monthly Archives: September 2011

Chase scene in the UC quadrangle

Recently two people (one in his teens and one in his seventies) recommended the TV show “Rookie Blue,” a cop show which takes place in Toronto, so I checked it out (all the episodes are available online from Global TV).  Imagine my delight when I suddenly found myself watching a chase scene through the University College quad!  (This scene is in Season 1, Episode 2, about two thirds of the way into the episode.)


The Creation of Literary Worlds

Martin Puchner will be giving the annual Stubbs Lecture at University College on Tues. Oct. 4, at 4:30 on “The Creation of Literary Worlds.”  (details)

We have Prof. Puchner’s 2010 book at Laidlaw Library: The Drama of Ideas: Platonic Provocations in Theater and Philosophy.

Canadians on Booker short list

What exciting news that two Canadians are on the short list for this year’s Booker Prize!  We have both these books at Laidlaw Library: