Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird (2014)

2020-05-20T13:54:35-05:00

Girl Cave Rose. Prince Dark Mirror. Crow Cellar Ring. One has the sense that Helen Oyeyemi thinks in threes. Also that she views the world through a slightly skewed lens. Hamish Hamilton - Penguin, 2014 But Boy, Snow, Bird is not simply a random collection of resonant images

Helen Oyeyemi’s Boy, Snow, Bird (2014)2020-05-20T13:54:35-05:00

Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda (2013)

2014-05-13T14:06:07-05:00

Twenty-two years ago, I clipped an article from a Toronto newspaper about the restoration of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons near Midland, Ontario. I had studied the history of the mission and the slaughter of the Jesuit priests when I was in elementary school, culminating in a vague understanding of it

Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda (2013)2014-05-13T14:06:07-05:00

Michael Winter’s Minister Without Portfolio (2013)

2014-05-13T14:37:40-05:00

Readers familiar with Michael Winter's fiction will immediately recognize the contrast between stark prose and emotional intensity; in the gap between, the reader resides. For it's not as though Henry Hayward does not feel, but it's as though he has raised a hand to protect himself from the heat of

Michael Winter’s Minister Without Portfolio (2013)2014-05-13T14:37:40-05:00
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