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One of today's best young novelists, Ray Robertson is also one of its ablest critics. Mental Hygiene is a collection of his most entertaining, insightful, controversial, and funniest reviews and essays written over the last five years. Believing that "writers have a responsibility to help maintain the mental hygiene of their time," Robertson, following in the footsteps of ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published March 15th 2003 by Insomniac Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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Mar 25, 2009 Megan C rated it it was amazing
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A sharp and witty collection of book reviews with a few short pieces on writing in general included at the end. I loved it. It was hilarious and terrifically smart.
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Ray Robertson is the author of six novels including Moody Food and What Happened Later, a finalist for the Trillium Book Award. He has also published a collection of nonfiction, Mental Hygiene: Essays on Writers and Writing. He is a contributing book reviewer for The Globe and Mail.

Robertson lives in Toronto.
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