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Steven Laffoley

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Steven Laffoley is an award-winning, Halifax, Nova Scotia-based author.

He the author of numerous books:

Unfiltered: An Irreverent History of Beer in Nova Scotia (coming Fall 2021)
Mean Streets
Halifax Nocturne
A Halifax Christmas Carol
The Halifax Poor House Fire
The Blue Tattoo
Pulling No Punches
Shadowboxing
The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Death Ship of Halifax Harbour
Hunting Halifax
Mr. Bush, Angus and Me

His bestselling books have been shortlisted for Evelyn Richardson Nonfiction Award (twice), the Atlantic Independent Booksellers' Choice Award, and the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Nonfiction. His book Shadowboxing won the 2013 Evelyn Richardson Award for Nonfiction.

You can write him at stevenlaffoley@yahoo.ca
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The Same Old Story (November 2020)

“The plague full swift goes by…” – Thomas Nashe

After almost a year of wrestling with the challenges presented by Covid, and despite casting a wary eye to what may well be “the winter of our discontent,” we have, with the advent of new vaccines, genuine cause for hope. In fact, it reminds me of a story. Well, actually, it reminds me of most stories.

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The Blue Tattoo

3.89 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2014
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Halifax Nocturne

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A Halifax Christmas Carol

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Shadowboxing: The Rise and ...

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Death Ship of Halifax Harbour

3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2009
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Mean Streets: In Search of ...

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Pulling No Punches: The Sam...

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“And though I feel an unfathomable exhaustion, I feel compelled to keep at it, as though to give up working would be to concede to the chaos so cruelly visited upon us.”
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