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I.Am.Buried.In.Print.

This site is about giving back, in exchange for the many hours spent in the company of books, for the writers who have participated in countless paged conversations.

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I’m usually rather serious. As when discussing books like Michael Ondaatje’s Warlight, and Michael Redhill’s Bellevue Spiral. (Yes, I have a thing for Michaels.) But I can also be silly. (As in “Dear Public Library”.)

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Fresh bookishness!

Mini Update Sticky Post: March 18, 2019 Gobbling Justin Cronin's thriller, The Passage. Still rereading Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis trilogy. Ian William's new novel, Reproduction, is filling up my

What Makes Families Tick

The family stories in contemporary CanLit are not all that different from the stories and novels read by my grandmother’s generation. The women in my family did not

February 2019, In My Reading Log

In which I discuss recent reading which deserves particular attention: two novels, spanning an African immigrant’s contemporary experience in London and a trio of English sisters’ experience of

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