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44 Reasons to Love Ottawa

The March/April 2011 issue of Ottawa Magazine listed 44 Reasons to Love Ottawa―and Reason #10 is The Cube People! Check out the excerpt below:


"REASON TO LOVE OTTAWA #10: The civil service is funny!

Because only in Ottawa could a CIVIL SERVANT write a hilarious first novel that lampoons the public service — then promptly take a leave from his secure public service job to work on his next book.

The novel’s protagonist, Colin MacDonald, spends his days chafing against the golden handcuffs, his nights trying to write that breakout novel that will allow him to pack it all in. Anyone who has ever lived the cube life will identify as he suffers under politically correct bosses and beside inept cube mates. Warning: simultaneously laugh-out-loud funny and despair-inducing."