Michael Lapointe


Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times

Unlikely heroes

Recent history is full of moments when an individual’s moral convictions have been at odds with the expectations of that individual’s community.

Disconnect to reconnect

The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Communication (winner of the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction) explores how the digital revolution now dictating so much of our day-to-day activity unfolded, what it entails for our personal and professional lives-and why we should at least try to resist the temptations constantly on offer from the blinking screens in our homes, offices and in our own pockets.

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