Author: Mordecai Richler

Dec 1995
Jacob Two-Two's First Spy Case
by Mordecai Richler, Michael D. Chesworth,

152 pages $0 TC
ISBN: 0374336598
Jacob Two-Two's First Spy Case
144 pages $17.99
ISBN: 0771074723

Two-Two's Apprenticeship
by Howard Engel
Perfectly Loathsome Leo Louse is always playing nasty tricks on Jacob Two-Two because, in his distorted view, the kid is a born trouble-maker. Jacob's next-door neighbour, the master spy X. Barnaby Dinglebat, is helping Jacob pay Leo back. Loathsome Leo Read more...
Sep 2002
Dispatches from a Sporting Life
by Mordecai Richler

Knopf Canada
320 pages $34.95 cloth
ISBN: 0676974775
The Acrobats
by Mordecai Richler

New Canadian Library
232 pages $9.95 paper
ISBN: 0771034784

Richlerian Tales: The First Book and the Last
by John Ayre
In the recent televised tribute to Mordecai Richler, his New York editor and long-time friend Robert Gottlieb confessed that among his authors, Richler was unusual. Read more...
Nov 1990
Broadsides: Reviews And Opinions
by Mordecai Richler

Viking Canada
254 pages $24.95
ISBN: 0670833061

Nothing Starting
by John Mills
MORDECAI RICHLER is a good, professional, lower-upper-mid-cult novelist, which means that over a long period of time he has produced a series of rich and entertaining works of fiction. It also means that while he is not Proust or even Hemingway on the one hand, he is not Robert Ludlum or Stephen King on the other. As a middlebrow, he is neither an intellectual nor a literary theorist, and there is no reason why he should be. Read more...
SepOct 2001
On Snooker: The Game and the Characters Who Play It
by Mordecai Richler

Knopf Canada
194 pages $29.95 cloth
ISBN: 0676973728

On Snooker and Writing
by L. M. Morra
On one level, Mordecai Richler's On Snooker: The Game and the Characters Who Play It is a series of essays that cursorily examine the origin, rules, and history of the game, and the professional development, achievements, and personal lives of such snooker champions or "characters" as Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis, Ronnie O'Sullivan, and John Higgins. Richler observes that journalist A. J. Liebling has also been seen to describe sports figures as "characters. Read more...

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