Book of the Week: Takedown

Takedown: The Attempted Political Assassination of Patrick Brown
Patrick Brown
9780888902917 | $39.95 CAD
HC | 360 pp. | Available Now
Optimum Publishing, distributed by Georgetown Publications

All of Ontario is now familiar with Patrick Brown, but not all of us are familiar with the political machination that goes on leading up to an election. In this memoir which the Toronto Star calls “explosive,” Patrick Brown, now mayor of Brampton, tells his side of the story which ended with his resignation as leader of the PC party in January 2018. He doesn’t hold back in his allegations against those who he believes attempted to orchestrate his political demise. Brown, currently in the midst of an $8-million defamation lawsuit against CTV, told CBC news in an interview that he, “wants to expand people’s views on the current form of conservatism.”

Pick it up at your nearest indie.

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