Louise Erdrich’s Four Souls (2004)

2018-01-17T11:50:08-05:00

As with Tracks, the primary voices in Four Souls are Fleur's and Nanapush's. So, although it was published more than ten years later, I opted to read Four Souls next, to keep these characters fresher in mind and heart, hoping for a deeper understanding. Two other women play significant roles

Louise Erdrich’s Four Souls (2004)2018-01-17T11:50:08-05:00

Belonging: M.G. Vassanji, Michael Winter and Alan Doyle

2015-01-26T14:48:15-05:00

It's a familar theme in the Canadian landscape of letters, and it was also the topic of Adrienne Clarkson's recent Massey Lecture. "What does it mean to belong? And how do we belong? Who do we belong to?" These are the central ideas discussed in the series and they are

Belonging: M.G. Vassanji, Michael Winter and Alan Doyle2015-01-26T14:48:15-05:00

Candace Savage’s A Geography of Blood (2012)

2014-07-11T16:35:10-05:00

"The 'geography' in question is the Cypress Hills, a broken rise of land that straddles the Alberta/Saskatchewan border, just north of Havre, Montana," the author explains.*  "The country is a complete knockout for anyone who enjoys the romance of the Earth’s history or who is susceptible to the wild, windblown beauty of

Candace Savage’s A Geography of Blood (2012)2014-07-11T16:35:10-05:00
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