Shadow Giller: Patrick DeWitt’s French Exit (2018)

2018-10-23T07:28:56+00:00

Shadow Giller review contents: In Short, a 300-word and spoiler-free summary, intended to have a broad appeal; In Detail, elaborating on one aspect of the book which I found remarkable (perhaps only interesting for others who have read the book or who have an interest more mechanical aspects of

Shadow Giller: Patrick DeWitt’s French Exit (2018) 2018-10-23T07:28:56+00:00

Shadow Giller: Joshua Whitehead’s Jonny Appleseed (2018)

2018-10-18T17:47:51+00:00

In Short presents a 300-word and spoiler-free summary, intended to have a broad appeal; In Detail focuses on one aspect of the book which I found remarkable, which might interest those who have already read the book or those with an interest in the mechanics of writing; In Other

Shadow Giller: Joshua Whitehead’s Jonny Appleseed (2018) 2018-10-18T17:47:51+00:00

Reading for the Shadow Giller in 2018

2018-10-11T17:23:05+00:00

Although I’m tracking my Giller Prize reading on my Autumn 2018 Prizelists and Events page, I have more to say about reading this year’s Giller list because this is my first year as a Shadow Jury member. Joining Alison and Kim and Naomi is a pleasure. If you are

Reading for the Shadow Giller in 2018 2018-10-11T17:23:05+00:00

Autumn 2018: In My Reading Log

2018-10-17T12:30:01+00:00

These are some summer reads which left an impression; now my stack and library card are humming and wriggling, with all the CanLit prizelist reading – including my new Shadow Jury reading responsibilities towards the 2018 Giller Prize – but these books insist on a sliver of the spotlight.

Autumn 2018: In My Reading Log 2018-10-17T12:30:01+00:00

Reading City Streets

2018-10-04T13:45:42+00:00

Yes, I am that person who has a WWJJD magnet on the fridge: What Would Jane Jacobs Do? So of course, when I learned of Susan Hughes’ new illustrated children’s book about Jacobs, Walking in the City (Illus. Valérie Boivin, 2018), I sought out a copy. The bulk of

Reading City Streets 2018-10-04T13:45:42+00:00