Autumn 2017 In My Reading Log (Non-fiction and Not-quite-fiction)

2017-10-25T17:17:49-05:00

In which there is talk of true stories and stories that fall between the cracks of imagined facts and probabilities. Kyo Maclear's Birds Art Life (2017) Arranged as though composed over a twelve-month period, this would seem to be the perfect book to read slowly, meditatively. To allow the pages

Autumn 2017 In My Reading Log (Non-fiction and Not-quite-fiction)2017-10-25T17:17:49-05:00

The Fold’s 2016 Reading List (Part Three)

2017-07-24T14:23:15-05:00

The FOLD (The Festival of Literary Diversity) is an annual event, in Brampton (Ontario, Canada) dedicated to telling more stories, to having audiences connect with a wider variety of storytellers. You can check out their lineup of terrific writers and storytellers who were a part of the debut festival in May

The Fold’s 2016 Reading List (Part Three)2017-07-24T14:23:15-05:00

Karen Molson’s The Company of Crows (2016)

2017-07-20T17:43:39-05:00

It might seem to be, at first glance, a quintessential CanLit passage, a poetic description of the natural world. Linda Leith Publishing, 2016 But the opening passage of The Company of Crows reveals more about Karen Molson's debut novel, than one might think. "Thin grey lines fan out across the

Karen Molson’s The Company of Crows (2016)2017-07-20T17:43:39-05:00

Ian Colford’s Perfect World (2016)

2017-07-24T14:49:24-05:00

Ian Colford's work has been shortlisted for the Journey Prize, and his first published work was a collection of stories. It's no surprise that he can write succinctly and put a short form to work. Freehand Books, 2016 In 2012, he published his first novel, The Crimes of Hector

Ian Colford’s Perfect World (2016)2017-07-24T14:49:24-05:00

“The Bear Came Over the Mountain” Alice Munro

2015-02-23T10:24:21-05:00

A good ways into the story, readers meet this proclamation: "You never quite knew how such things would turn out. You almost knew, but you could never be sure." It is perhaps as true about "The Bear Came Over the Mountain" as it is about Grant's predictions about his relationships

“The Bear Came Over the Mountain” Alice Munro2015-02-23T10:24:21-05:00
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