"Wade Rowland is one of Canada`s leading literary non-fiction writers,"

a long-time journalist who has worked for the Winnipeg Free Press, the Toronto Telegram, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) and the CTV Television Network. Rowland holds a doctorate from the faculty of Communication and Culture at York University (Toronto) where he teaches the history, sociology and philosophy of communications technologies.

Author Info – Wade Rowland

Wade Rowland - Canadian Literary Non-fiction Author

Wade Rowland - Canadian Literary Non-fiction Author

Ranked among Canada’s leading literary journalists, Wade Rowland has had produced more than a dozen books on subjects ranging from television journalism, organized crime and international environmental law to his current concerns, which include communications technology, the philosophy of science and the sources of human values.

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Reviews of Saving the CBC:

“This book should be read by everyone who gives a damn about Canada and the publicly owned broadcaster that unites us in telling our own stories on radio and television. Wade Rowland convincingly documents the slow, politically directed erosion of the CBC and he has the expertise to show us how to save, and expand, this vital component in Canadian life. Will we listen to him? I hope to God we have enough sense to do so.”

    Farley Mowat

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Reviews of Greed, Inc.:

“…a sound, compassionate, persuasive survey of a history and misconceptions that have led…to our present amoral mindlessness.”

    National Post

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Reviews of Spirit of the Web:

“…thoroughly and trenchantly chronicles the vagaries of information technology …a spirited, stimulating and sophisticated network of stories…philosophical and original.”

    Winnipeg Free Press

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Reviews of Galileo’s Mistake:

“Galileo’s Mistake is a lofty and ambitious philosophical exploration, and Rowland’s considerable gifts as a writer make the book pleasurable and captivating. Rowland skilfully weaves history, biography, science writing, and philosophical overviews into the comfortable familiarity of a travel narrative.”
“Galileo’s Mistake has the lazy ease of a multi-course Italian dinner, at once relaxing and enriching”.

    Quill & Quire

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Reviews of Ockham’s Razor:

“Part travelogue, part philosophical treatise, part random musing — perhaps it’s more helpful to call it equal parts Plato, Robert Pirsig and Peter Mayle — it is a book of metaphysical rummaging, of thoughtful meandering.”

    The Globe and Mail

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Latest Books by Wade Rowland

saving CBC book by Wade Rowland Canadian Public Broadcasting public television

“Saving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service” by Wade Rowland
Pub date: Spring 2013

Greed Inc - Why Corporations Rule Our World by author Wade Rowland - Occupy Wall Street Movement

Greed Inc - Why Corporations Rule Our World by author Wade Rowland
2012 Edition

Spirit of the Web by Wade Rowland

Spirit of the Web: The Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet by Wade Rowland

Galileo's Mistake by author Wade Rowland

Galileo's Mistake by author Wade Rowland

Ockham's Razor book by Canadian author Wade Rowland

Ockham's Razor by Canadian author Wade Rowland