Graeme Gibson


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in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
August 09, 1934

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Graeme C. Gibson, is a Canadian novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. He is a Member of the Order of Canada (1992) and was one of the organizers of the Writer's Union of Canada (chair, 1974–75). He is also a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada, a non-profit literary organization that seeks to encourage Canada's writing community.

He is generally best known for his 1973 book Eleven Canadian Novelists, a non-fiction work in which he conducted extended interviews about literature and writing with Margaret Atwood, Austin Clarke, Matt Cohen, Marian Engel, Timothy Findley, Dave Godfrey, Margaret Laurence, Jack Ludwig, Alice Munro, Mordecai Richler and Scott Symons.

In 1996 he decided to stop writing novels. He is a former council member of Wo
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The Bedside Book of Birds: ...

3.86 avg rating — 398 ratings — published 2005 — 7 editions
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The Bedside Book of Beasts:...

3.90 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Perpetual Motion

3.47 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1982 — 8 editions
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Five Legs

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3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1969 — 5 editions
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Gentleman Death

2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Eleven Canadian Novelists I...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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Communion

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1971 — 5 editions
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Five Legs/Communion

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For A Common Cause: Case St...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1996
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“Somewhere along the way we identified ourselves with them, and came to associate birds with the realm of spirits, as opposed to that of bodies and their carnal appetites.”
Graeme Gibson, The Bedside Book of Birds: An Avian Miscellany
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