Mr. John Ralston Saul Lecture

Mr. John Ralston Saul
Novelist and essayist

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 28 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

Democracy and the Implications of Global Economics

John Ralston Saul was born in Ottawa in 1947 and raised in Alberta, Manitoba and Ontario. His first novel, The Birds of Prey, became an international bestseller. A subsequent novel, The Paradise Eater, won the prestigious Premio Letterario Internationale in 1990 in Modena, Italy. In 1992, Saul published Voltaire's Bastards: the Dictatorship of Reason in the West, followed in 1994 by The Doubter's Companion: a Dictionary of Aggressive Common Sense. In 1995, he published his Massey Lectures, The Unconscious Civilization, which has been on the best-seller list in Canada and received the Governor General's Award. His most recent book is Reflections of A Siamese Twin: Canada at the End of the 20th Century.

Fall Program 1998
Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Nov 21, Nov 28, Dec 5.

Background Information

(Compiled by Ted Powell)

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