Quarterly Stories: Spring 2018

2018-06-14T13:55:39-05:00

Endicott, Manto, King, Bruneau and Lispector Short Stories in January, February and March Whether in a dedicated collection or a magazine, these stories capture a variety of reading moods. This quarter, I returned to two favourite writers and also explored three new-to-me story writers.

Quarterly Stories: Spring 20182018-06-14T13:55:39-05:00

Canada, Between the Pages

2014-03-09T12:39:41-05:00

One of the issues considered in today's show is: how important is a strong sense of place and time for a book to engage a reader with a story. It *is* important, isn't it. So important that, just with reading that sentence, at least one book, more likely several, came

Canada, Between the Pages2014-03-09T12:39:41-05:00

A seriously satisfying novel

2014-03-09T17:49:51-05:00

Ann-Marie MacDonald's Fall on Your Knees (1996) Image links to Canada Reads 2010   This is a re-read for me, and the last of the books I've been reading and re-reading with 2010's Canada Reads in mind. I heard a few people commenting on how hard (even how

A seriously satisfying novel2014-03-09T17:49:51-05:00

Reading for Canada Reads 2010

2014-03-09T17:45:00-05:00

The thing about my readolutions is that they are never simple. So, yes, there's this concise list of 12 books, casually distributed across various categories of interest that I declare I must read in 2010. But this tidy list only hints at other lists. For instance, there are 3 Canlit

Reading for Canada Reads 20102014-03-09T17:45:00-05:00
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