is a prominent social thinker and internationally acclaimed
essayist and novelist.
He is the only Canadian listed in the influential Utne
Reader’s list of one hundred leading thinkers and
Saul’s best selling trilogy: Voltaire’s
Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason in the West;
Doubter’s Companion: A Dictionary of Aggressive Common Sense
Unconscious Civilization has had a growing impact
on political thought in many countries.
The Unconscious Civilization, grew out of the
1995 Massey Lectures and won several awards including
Governor General’s Literacy Award for Non-Fiction.
is married to Her
Excellency Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada.
Excellency is the Patron
of the Canadian Centre of International PEN, the
Dominion Institute and of the Planned
Lifetime Advocacy Network.
He also chairs the Advisory Board of the LaFontaine-Baldwin
latest book, On
Equilibrium is a Viking hardcover published by
Penguin Books Canada Limited.
here to read John Ralston Saul's article: Rooted in
the Power of Three