Mordecai Richler

most expensive books

An idiosyncratic survey of great Canadian reads

Randy Boyagoda’s picks for CanLit to curl up with this winter

The Thrill: Jurassic World, Peaches, and a Duddy Kravitz musical

This week: We discuss the dino blockbuster, interview art icon Peaches, and learn why a musical changed the end of a Richler classic

Mordecai Richler’s 5,000 books

From 2013: Jacob Richler on the preservation of a literary lion’s library

It's Drake's world, we just live in it.

6 dropouts who went on to do great things

Impatience with school couldn’t stop these Canadians from getting rich and famous

A fine fettle over fennel

Jacob Richler and a fettle over fennel

Excerpt from a culinary memoir with bonus recipe for ‘Lobster pasta with f–king fennel’

A celebration of Robertson Davies (on what would have been his 99th birthday)

Robertson Davies is a permanent fixture in the Canadian canon, yet today, at least among younger readers, he is sadly neglected.


The Jag was my father Mordecai’s last car

I maintained it impeccably. It was mint, and then all of a sudden, it wasn’t.

Yiddish lives on Canadian campuses

As the Jewish tongue dies at home, scholars step up

The incredible journey

Newsmakers: July 8 – July 14, 2011

Anthony Galea pleads guilty, Bieber fever starts to wane, and a lost dog finally makes it home


No love for Mordecai Richler

Hollywood may be reading the Canadian icon but university students are not


Mitchel Raphael on a Hollywood hunk and Mrs. Harper

Look which journalist scored an interview with Mrs. Harper, Potash is a laughing matter—but only off the record

Brad Pitt as Barney!! Was Richler joshing Jewison?

Mordecai’s son insists his dad was kidding