Catch and Release by Mark Kingwell
Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life

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About Mark Kingwell

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Mark Kingwell is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, a contributing editor for Harper's Magazine, and has written for publications ranging from Adbusters and the New York Times to the Journal of Philosophy and Auto Racing Digest. Among his twelve books of political and cultural theory are the Canadian best-sellers Better Living, The World We Want, and Concrete Reveries. In order to secure financing for their continued indulgence he has also written about his various hobbies, including fishing, baseball, cocktails, and contemporary art.
Published April 26, 2005 by Penguin Books. 256 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Law & Philosophy, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Using a family fishing trip as a catalyst for this memoir, Kingwell reflects on the actions and ideas that the rhythm of "casting and reeling, casting and reeling" conjures up in his mind.

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The book runs about from here to there, rather like a trout racing with the line in his mouth, back and forth willy-nilly across the river, occasionally leaping high into the air in moments of startling beauty, occasionally diving deep beneath the surface into pools of insight.

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