Michael Bliss is a Canadian historian and author, born on January 18, 1941, in Toronto, Canada. He specialized in Canadian history, particularly the history of medicine and politics. Bliss’s writing style is characterized by his meticulous research, engaging storytelling, and insightful analysis.

He has been influential in shaping the genre of Canadian historical writing, bringing attention to lesser-known aspects of Canadian history and challenging traditional narratives. Some of his notable works include “The Discovery of Insulin” (1982), which won the Governor General’s Literary Award, and “William Osler: A Life in Medicine” (1999), a biography of the influential Canadian physician.

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