Georgia Nicols’ You and Your Future (2011)

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When I was twelve,  I got a boxed kit which allowed me to draw my own astrology chart. House of Anansi, 2011 More than ten years later, I finally wrapped my head around the mathematical charts in the back of the book. In the meantime, I admired the

Georgia Nicols’ You and Your Future (2011) 2014-03-20T15:35:46+00:00

Graeme Gibson’s Five Legs (1969)

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Five Legs, perhaps surprisingly, is a novel of two -- not five -- parts. The first is in the voice of Professor Lucan Crackell. Take "stymied creativity" and a "failed imagination": an "amiable hypocrite who consoles himself with power in the institution, getting drunk with his students, and

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Martha Brooks’ Two Moons in August (1990)

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"There were two moons last August -- one that was almost full at the beginning when Mom was alive and our lives were normal, and then a big full cheater moon at the end, one that looked down so beautifully on the world when everything was awful and changed and

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Michael Winter’s One Last Good Look (1999)

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Dear Gabriel English, You don't know me, but I'm usually quite obsessive about reading things in the proper order, so I'm surprised that I read This All Happened a couple of years ago, having somehow missed the fact that you are also at the heart of this collection

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Nicolas Debon’s Four Pictures by Emily Carr (2003)

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There are a number of ways in which one can get to know Emily Carr. Groundwood Books - House of Anansi, 2003 First, for the bookish, via her own writing. Klee Wick (1941), The Book of Small (1942), The House of All Sorts (1944), and, published posthumously, Growing Pains

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