Event Reminder: "Canada: Nation or Notion?" with Malcolm Gladwell and Adam Gopnik



    An "In Conversation with Maclean's" event, moderated by Andrew Coyne

    TORONTO, March 28 /CNW/ - This Sunday, join the conversation as two great
Canadian journalists, staff writers at The New Yorker, battle it out with wit
and humour about the importance and relevance of a Canadian identity in
North America and in the world. Maclean's magazine presents a unique
opportunity to participate in this timely discussion.

    
    Debate:      March 30th, 2008
                 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Location:    Convocation Hall, University of Toronto
                 31 King's College Circle
    Tickets:     $15.00, Maclean's subscribers and students
                 $30.00, general admission
    

    Tickets and information are available at www.macleans.ca/inconversation
or (416) 978-8849. For media access to the event, please refer to the contact
below.

    Malcolm Gladwell

    Gladwell is a staff writer at The New Yorker and best-selling author of
"The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference" and "Blink: The
Power of Thinking Without Thinking." Gladwell joined The New Yorker as a staff
writer in 1996 and has written on a wide range of topics, including the
science of cool hunting, race and sports, physical genius, the concept of
moral hazard and health care, and the difference between puzzles and
mysteries. Gladwell currently lives in New York.

    Adam Gopnik

    Staff writer at The New Yorker and best-selling author of "Paris to the
Moon" and "Through the Children's Gate: A Home in New York," Gopnik has been
writing for The New Yorker since 1986. During his tenure at the magazine, he
has written fiction and humor pieces, book reviews, Profiles, reporting
pieces, and more than a hundred stories for The Talk of the Town and Comment.
Gopnik became The New Yorker's art critic in 1987. Gopnik has won the
National Magazine Award for Essays and for Criticism three times, and also the
George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting. Gopnik lives in New York.

    Moderator: Andrew Coyne

    Currently National Editor at Maclean's, Andrew has been an editorial
writer and columnist for The National Post, The Financial Post, The Globe and
Mail, and the Southam newspaper chain. He is the winner of two
National Newspaper Awards and the Hyman Solomon Award for Excellence in Public
Policy Journalism. Raised in Winnipeg, Coyne graduated with a B.A. in
Economics and History from the University of Toronto and a Master's degree
from the London School of Economics.

    About Maclean's:

    Maclean's is Canada's only national weekly current affairs magazine.
Maclean's enlightens, engages and entertains 2.8 million readers with strong
investigative reporting and exclusive stories from leading journalists in the
fields of international affairs, social issues, national politics, business
and culture. Visit www.macleans.ca.





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For further information: Media contact: Jacqueline Segal, (416)
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