Mayors Gone Bad

Mayors Gone Bad is a rollicking good read, impossible for political junkies to put down.” (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)
“Philip Slayton’s book, Mayors Gone Bad, should be required reading not just for every mayor and city councillor in Canada but also for anyone thinking of running for a seat at the table of municipal office.” (Prince George Citizen)
“In Mayors Gone Bad Slayton combines skilful analysis with engagingly lucid writing… This is a carefully crafted, well-documented book.” (Winnipeg Free Press)

Praise for Mayors Gone Bad

Read the review in Review in Quill and Quire, Aug. 4, 2015

Municipal Mayhem: Bad mayors made worse by flawed civic-government model (Winnipeg Free Press, June 20, 2015)

‘Mayors Gone Bad’ examines corruption and incompetence in municipal government (Community New Commons, June 17, 2015)

Randy Boyagoda on Shelagh Rogers’ show “The Next Chapter” reviews MAYORS GONE BAD (audio only–starts at the 41-minute mark) (June 16, 2015)

Philip on Global Montreal (June 11, 2015)

Philip on Breakfast Television Calgary (29 May 2015)

Philip on Toronto Files with Burstyn & Deeks (28 May 2015)

Philip on What It Takes To Be Mayor (TalkRadio AM 640 with Jeff McArthur, Toronto, 27 May 2015)

Mayors Gone Bad (Global News, 20 May 2015)

“Mayors Gone Bad: A look at past and current mayors of Canada” (CTV, 19 May 2015)

“Mayors Gone Bad: Making a mess of city hall” (Halifax Chronicle-Herald, 17 May 2015)

“Canada’s Mayors Are Doomed To Fail, Author Says” (Toronto Star, 16 May 2015)

“In Conversation with Philip Slayton” (Winnipeg Free Press, 16 May 2015)

“Joe Fontana Featured In Book Called Mayors Gone Bad” (London Free Press, 15 May 2015)

“Philip Slayton On Mayors Behaving Badly” (Maclean’s, 8 May 2015)

Check out these photos from Philip’s launch party, taken by Peter Rehak at Ben McNally’s in Toronto (clicking picture will take you off-site):

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