Dick Bourgeois–Doyle

AuthorDick Bourgeois–Doyle has contributed to many books, articles, TV features, and radio programs on the history of science and creativity in Canada. His biographies of inventive and heroic Canadians have been dubbed “fascinating and inspiring . . . thorough and engaging” and have been celebrated by reviewers in Canada and abroad. His books include George J. Klein: The Great Inventor, Her Daughter the Engineer: The Life of Elsie Gregory MacGill (both Canadian Science Publishing–NRC Research Press publications) and Stubborn: Big Ed Caswell and the Line from the Valley to the Northland (General Store Publishing House). Bourgeois–Doyle also edited and co-wrote Renaissance II: Canadian Creativity and Innovation in the New Millennium. A former chief of staff and director of communications to the Minister of Science and Technology, he currently serves as Secretary General of the National Research Council of Canada.

Author Title:  What’s So Funny? Lessons from Canada’s Leacock Medal for Humour Writing

Author’s Blog:  http://canushumorous.blogspot.ca/2014/03/Book-Humour-Leacock-Medal.html

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