Mark Bourrie at Biblioasis Bookshop!

November 9, 2022 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Biblioasis Bookshop
1520 Wyandotte Street East Windsor
ON N9A 3L2
Mark Bourrie at Biblioasis Bookshop! @ Biblioasis Bookshop

Come on out to Biblioasis Bookshop in Windsor, where author Mark Bourrie will be stopping by on his Ontario book tour! Mark will be signing copies of his newest book, Big Men Fear Me (Oct 18, 2022). The visit will be on Wednesday, November 9 at 2PM ET. Drop by for a chat with Mark, and pick up an excellent new read.

Order a copy of Big Men Fear Me here.

Check out Mark’s previous book, Bush Runner, here!


The remarkable true story of the rise and fall of one of North America’s most influential media moguls.

When George McCullagh bought The Globe and The Mail and Empire and merged them into the Globe and Mail, the charismatic 31-year-old high school dropout had already made millions on the stock market. It was just the beginning of the meteoric rise of a man widely expected to one day be prime minister of Canada. But the charismatic McCullagh had a dark side. Dogged by the bipolar disorder that destroyed his political ambitions and eventually killed him, he was all but written out of history. It was a loss so significant that journalist Robert Fulford has called McCullagh’s biography “one of the great unwritten books in Canadian history”—until now.

In Big Men Fear Me, award-winning historian Mark Bourrie tells the remarkable story of McCullagh’s inspirational rise and devastating fall, and with it sheds new light on the resurgence of populist politics, challenges to collective action, and attacks on the free press that characterize our own tumultuous era.


Mark Bourrie is an Ottawa-based author, lawyer, and former journalist. He holds a master’s in Journalism from Carleton University and a PhD in History from the University of Ottawa. In 2017, he was awarded a Juris Doctor degree and was called to the Bar in 2018. He has won numerous awards for his journalism, including a National Magazine Award, and received the RBC Charles Taylor Prize in 2020 for his book Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre Radisson.