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Good-Bye To Spanish Fly

It's true, the Ladies on Literature have now completed our fifth novel since the inception of our book club!  Our latest, Spanish Fly, was written by well-known, highly accomplished Canadian author, Will Ferguson, as you well know if you're a regular follower of the LOL Blog....

A Devil of a Diet

At the writing of this week's Wed to the Med (which actually occurred last week), the Vancouver Canucks had just taken down the New Jersey Devils by a score of 2 to 1. This happy occasion moved the Canucks into first place in the league. Which...

Finish Line & Fine Wine!

Greetings, LOL Followers! This here is a photo of author, Will Ferguson, who wrote Spanish Fly, the LOL's novel of the month. He's saying, "Cheers!" here's to all of you who have read my work and here's to a night of food and fascinating discussion...

Do the Hustle

Hey, this is so cool! While exploring author, Will Ferguson's website (check it out:  willferguson.ca) I saw this very sexy and intriguing UK cover for his novel, Spanish Fly. Published by Penguin Canada as Spanish Fly, apparently the UK version was renamed by Random House. I...

Be the Carnie, not the Mark…

How are you doing, readers, with the LOL's latest novel? As I'm making my way through Will Ferguson's Spanish Fly, here are some notable parts: Chapter 33 I love the way Ferguson describes the art of the con in musical terms, likening the take to the jazz...

Will Ferguson Talks

What exactly is Spanish Fly? In the words of the author of the best selling Canadian novel of the same name: "Spanish Fly is a beetle and it's used to incite mating among livestock and what it generally does is it irritates the urinary tract, which...

Life in the Fat-Free Fast Lane

I came across this comic recently and while it made me giggle, the message is no laughing matter. It's frighteningly indicative of the "I want it and I want it now culture" we live in. Why work hard for something if you can just buy it?...