Friday, May 9, 2014


Hamilton Room, Central Branch, Hamilton Public Library
Siblings in literature. From Cain and Abel to the sister fiction of contemporary writers like Rebecca Curtis and Miriam Toews.
What is this fascination with the “other” who is not so other as others?

JEFF MAHONEY has been a reporter/columnist at The Hamilton Spectator for 25 years. He has covered everything from politics to lifestyle but his chief specialties have been culture, the visual arts, commentary and humour.

For the last three years he has been writing a thrice weekly column focusing on area human interest stories, from personalities to quirky twists in the social fabric and colourful echoes of our local history.

Jeff’s other interests include guitar, crossword puzzles and late afternoon naps.
He lives in Hamilton with his wife Anne, daughters Ruby and Lucy, a dog and two cats.