Nestlé Fitness 14 Day Weight Loss Program – What’s Wrong Here?
I did not make this up. A major corporation says you can lose weight
by eating more of its sugar sweetened cereal instead of real food.Living Well While Doing Good
February 20, 2013: It is with great enjoyment that I review a book on
the same subject as this website.Is "Portlandia" the new "Ecotopia"?
February 17, 2013: What does a current TV show have in common with a novel from the 1970s?Books for Winter Reading
Brandon Sun, January 7, 2013: These books from the past
few years have led me to a better understanding of the world. This Book is Overdue! (A Review)
December 20, 2012: This book about librarians not only is much more interesting than it
sounds, but also has something to say to all of us struggling with the
of the information age.Obituaries in American Culture
Obituary Guide, November 30, 2012: How Americans understand their lives is revealed by how they record their
deaths. Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World
November 28, 2012: A review of this fine comprehensive book by former president Bill Clinton.Serious Summer Reading Looks Good to Those Around You!
Brandon Sun, August 7, 2012: Zack Gross shares his book suggestions. Surfing World Wide Web Breeds Shallow Thinking
Brandon Sun, April 2, 2012: A review of the book by Nicholas Carr, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains
. See also: Deepening Our Thinking in the Internet Age: Ten Tips
. U.S. Will Collapse Like Greece, Bestselling Author Predicts
Brandon Sun, March 5, 2012: A review of Mark Steyn’s book After America: Get Ready for Armageddon
.Book Brings Captain Palliser’s Expedition to Life
Brandon Sun, January 30, 2012: A review of the new book
about the Palliser Expedition that explored the Prairies a century and
a half ago: On the Road with Captain Palliser
by Joyce McCart.The Medium is the Message?
Brandon Sun, December 5, 2011: A review of the biography Marshall McLuhan
by Douglas Coupland.Famous Detectives
December 5, 2011: A look at the detective fiction
genre, which brings to our lives a bit of wit, wisdom, and wonder.
The Bathrobe Millionaire
October 7, 2011: A review of the book The Bathrobe Millionaire: Confessions of an Unemployable Job-Hopper Who Made a Fortune Without Work, Risk, or Khakis
by Jason Yelowitz.The 4-Hour Workweek
September 5, 2011: A review of the book by Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
.Canadian History Boring? Not if You Know a Little
Brandon Sun, July 18, 2011: Is Canadian history really that
boring? A review of the book by John Ralston Saul titled Louis-Hippolyte LaFontaine and Robert Baldwin
.Youth May Soon Lead Change
Brandon Sun, February 27, 2011: Reflections on the revolutions in North Africa; a talk and book about Climate Wars
by Gwynne Dyer; and the book by Michael Adams, Stayin’ Alive: How Canadian Baby Boomers Will Work, Play, and Find Meaning in the Second Half of Their Adult Lives
.New Book on Louis Riel Leaves Much to Ponder
Brandon Sun, February 13, 2011: The story begins in 1844. Louis
Riel is born in the settlement at Red River (now Winnipeg). He is Métis
. . . A review of a new book by Joseph Boyden, Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont
.New Book Inspires Readers to Compassion, Social Justice
Brandon Sun, February 6, 2011 (Zack Gross): The Charter for Compassion and a review of the book Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life
by Karen Armstrong.The Greatest Show On Earth
Brandon Sun, January 30, 2011: Evolution or creation? Science or
religion? A review of the recent bestselling book by British biologist
Richard Dawkins, The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
.A Year of Living Generously
Brandon Sun, January 2, 2011: Kingston, Ontario journalist
Lawrence Scanlan reports on his volunteering for a different charity
each month for a year. The review of A Year of Living Generously: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Philanthropy
.Book Helps Put Seton’s Westman Roots on Display
Brandon Sun, December 5, 2010: A world renowned naturalist,
wildlife illustrator, and co-founder of the Boy Scouts once lived in
Western Manitoba. Review of the book by David L. Witt, Ernest Thompson Seton: The Life and Legacy of an Artist and Conservationist
.Book Looks at Islamic World
Brandon Sun, November 7, 2010: Are Islam and the West
engaged in a “clash of civilizations”? Can Islam change to incorporate
the equality of women? Review of the book by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
More Thoughtful Approach to Racial Issues is Required
Brandon Sun, September 13, 2010: Review of the book by American professor Thomas Sugrue, Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race.
Canadian Author Wonders What Harper is Reading
Brandon Sun, July 3, 2010: Review of the book What Is Stephen Harper Reading? by Yann Martel.
Authors Offer Food for Thought
Brandon Sun, April 24, 2010: Review of the books An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage and In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan.
Prime Minister Barack Obama?
Brandon Sun, August 22, 2009: Reflections on the book Open And Shut: Why America has Barack Obama and Canada has Stephen Harper.
Words To Describe A Life?
Brandon Sun, July 25, 2009: Can just six words sum
up a life? The book Not Quite
What I Was Planning.
Role of Religion in War and Peace
Brandon Sun, May 30, 2009: Reflections on religion, war,
Brandon's Labyrinth of Peace, and Madeleine Albright's book The Mighty and the Almighty: Reflections on America, God, and World Affairs.
Brandon Sun, May 2, 2009: Why are some people much
successful than others? Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers: The
Story of Success.
We Can Forge a New Drug Policy
Brandon Sun, April 4, 2009: Reflections on the war in Afghanistan, the War on Drugs, and A Fair Country: Telling Truths About Canada by John Ralston Saul.
Remembering Nellie McClung
Brandon Sun, March 7, 2009: The legendary Canadian feminist leader is the subject of the new biography Nellie McClung.
Drug, Alcohol Policies Reveal Our Hypocrisy
Brandon Sun, January 10, 2009:
Reflections on the futility of the "War on Drugs" and the book A History of the World in Six Glasses.
Prepared: Will, Health Care Directive (Living Will), Obituary, and More
Brandon Sun, December 13, 2008: Among the
resources, a new book about health care directives, Living Will, Living Well.
to Step Lightly Brandon Sun, November 15,
2008: A new
book by Manitoba author Mark Burch invites us to consider
living more simply. Stepping
Lightly: Simplicity for People and the Planet.
Book Bring Cemetery to Life Brandon Sun,
June 14, 2008: Three great resources bring to life the
stories buried in our local cemeteries. The theatre presentation Gossip in the
Graveyard, the walking tour What Lies
Beneath, and the book Every Stone a
Story: Manitoba's Buried History.
Is The Way Of The Future Brandon Sun, May 3, 2008:
How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything.
Lives, Extraordinary Stories Brandon Sun,
September 29, 2007: The book Obit: Inspiring
Stories of Ordinary People Who Led Extraordinary Lives.
Things Can Really Add Up These Days – To Cash
Brandon Sun, March 15, 2007: The Long
Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More.
Up With Grand Theft Auto? Brandon Sun, August 18,
2005: A controversy about the rating of one of the Grand Theft
Auto video games.