Life on Mars, Again and Again

2017-07-24T15:24:28+00:00

When you've looked up a book title, have you ever been tempted by the other books you've found with the same title as the book for which you were searching? In adding Lori McNulty's debut short story collection to my online TBR list, I discovered several other books with the same

Life on Mars, Again and Again 2017-07-24T15:24:28+00:00

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future (2015)

2017-01-06T10:42:31+00:00

The Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada is essential reading. TRC, 2015 As a component of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, the TRC's "mandate is to inform all Canadians about what happened in Indian Residential Schools (IRS)." The report is intended "to document

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future (2015) 2017-01-06T10:42:31+00:00

Telling Stories: Five 2016 Novels

2016-12-13T10:55:34+00:00

It's not all "Reader, I married him" but plenty of contemporary novels are preoccupied by the idea of storytelling, and often one voice does speak to us directly even now. Periscope Books, 2016 In Tabish Khair's Just Another Jihadi Jane, the storyteller's direct address appears regularly and spiritedly.

Telling Stories: Five 2016 Novels 2016-12-13T10:55:34+00:00

Ami McKay: The Moth Stories

2016-12-09T15:22:34+00:00

It's the book which Moth discovers in Mr. Wentworth's study in Ami McKay's second novel, The Virgin Cure (2011): "The Witches of New York was the book I’ found most intriguing." "Listing addresses from Broome to Nineteenth Street, it claimed to be a reliable guide to the soothsayers of the

Ami McKay: The Moth Stories 2016-12-09T15:22:34+00:00

Tracey Lindberg’s Birdie (2016)

2016-11-21T12:05:04+00:00

Even when Bernice is liked, she's not necessarily liked for the person she is, but for the person someone believes her to be.  This is largely why she leaves herself, why she learns to fly. "I wonder how fascinated she’d be if she knew that I’d been fucked before I

Tracey Lindberg’s Birdie (2016) 2016-11-21T12:05:04+00:00