Author Archives: Yvonne Langen

About Yvonne Langen

Yvonne is an unabashed fashionista with a passion for the good things in life. An avid reader of books, blogs and style mags Yvonne spends her time working, exercising and eating. Her spirit animal would undoubtedly be the sloth as she insists on at least 8 hours of sleep per night and is certainly not a morning person. Yvonne has been a member of the "Unputdownable" Book Club since November 2011 and is still going strong. A journalism alum with a graduate degree in women and gender studies Yvonne continues to expand her horizons in learning the art of photography. Yvonne has a notable competitive streak and remains an active member of the field hockey community after five years and one national championship in the CIS. Her favourite books include: 1984 and The Color Purple. Twitter: @yvonnelangen

Reading This, Wearing That: Valentine’s Day Edition

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and whether you’re single, taken or undecided it’s a great excuse for a little retail therapy and a love poem. While we did have the unique pleasure of reading Fifty Shades of Grey … Continue reading

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November book review – Blindness by Jose Saramago

After the colossal failure of my first book pick in the Summer of 2012, with Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel, I sought to redeem myself with my second pick. Hedging my bets, I picked a book I had … Continue reading

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July book review – Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

The August book club meeting was a standout for a number of reasons: 1) book club Summer slumber party chez Julia; 2) book club photo-shoot grace à Laura Kelly, the talented photographer we’re lucky to count among us; and 3) … Continue reading

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Reading This, Wearing That: Holiday Shopping Edition

The ladies of the Unputdownable Book Club rang in the holiday season with our annual Christmas Party on Dec. 1 (yes, we are keen to get into the festive spirit…and the wine). One of the highlights of the night was … Continue reading

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Rally to Thought

We are plagued by an economics of productivity. The tangible, measurable outputs of your daily grind are what earn you that paycheque at the end of the week. They might consist of that car at the end of the production … Continue reading

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