Ross Murray Author Event

Ross Murray Author Event

Don’t Everyone Jump at Once but there’s an author event happening in Quebec City in May…

Place: AngloStore, Place Naviles, 3400, chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, Québec (Québec)  G1W 2L3

Date: Wednesday 8th May, 2013

Time: From 19h00


Ross Murray, humorist, CBC columnist, Life in Québec Magazine columnist, and all round jolly good egg, will be in Quebec City on Wednesday 8th May to launch his new book Don’t Everyone Jump at Once.

Miss this and you’ll miss out. When he was last here in 2010 to talk about his previous book You’re Not Going to Eat That, Are You? he played to a packed house, and literally brought it down.

What to do now:

Tell AngloStore you’d like to attend. Then tell your friends and get them to come too.

Email AngloStore
Tel: (418) 204-4325


Don’t Everyone Jump at Once
Columns and other misguided notions
By Ross Murray

ISBN: 9780991824410
Price: $18.50
Publisher: Blue Ice Books

What would you like to know?
The real made-up rules of rugby?
Society’s failure to properly honour the long john?
The power secrets of MEtivation?
How to perform a body scan on the Prime Minister?
What to do when you discover slime in your Gatorade?
Fifty ways to say “I love you”?
Something that rhymes with “borscht”?

Ross Murray has all the answers. If only someone would ask him the questions. All you really need to know is that this collection of observations about the weirdness and wonders of life will leave you laughing and jumping for joy.

Praise for Ross Murray

We call him The Sage of Stanstead for his wise-cracking brilliance.
Each of his columns leaves us wondering, “How does he come up with this stuff?” A mixture of Rick Mercer, Stuart McLean and Rex Murphy, he’s a Canadian wizard of wit and satire who never fails to amuse and amaze.
Jacquie Czernin, host, CBC Radio’s “Breakaway”

Every once in a while, you happen upon a writer you never knew before but know you’ll never forget. I was lucky to meet Ross Murray.
He’s brilliant, funny, wise and loves his community. He’s not afraid to say where he stands and not afraid to play – even dazzle us – with his language. Think Cirque du Soleil, Murray as one of Quebec’s linguistic acrobatic journalists.
Sheree Fitch, author, Kiss the Joy as it Flies

Buy this book.
Des Burkinshaw, book reviewer

About the author

Ross Murray is an award-winning humorist and radio contributor and the author of the earlier collection, You’re Not Going to Eat That, Are You? Raised in Nova Scotia, Ross has lived in the Eastern Townships of Quebec since the early 1990’s with his wife Debbie, four children and far too many pets. After all this time, Ross feels comfortable calling himself a Townshipper; his neighbours call him something else.

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