Shadow Giller: Michael Crummey’s The Innocents (2019)

2019-10-21T13:49:20-05:00

In the generation before my own, Newfoundland became a province in the nation currently called Canada. It’s about 3,000 km away from me, but it feels like a world apart. For me, as a reader, Michael Crummey’s The Innocents (2019) makes it seem both farther away and closer. Historical

Shadow Giller: Michael Crummey’s The Innocents (2019)2019-10-21T13:49:20-05:00

Laurence Scott’s The Four-Dimensional Human (2015)

2016-11-07T16:17:45-05:00

Are we spending so much time plugged-in that we are no longer ourselves and now perceive the world differently? Author Laurence Scott posits that digital technology has shaped a fourth dimension. We inhabit it, become it. The big question is: What does this mean? But just as one click online leads to a series

Laurence Scott’s The Four-Dimensional Human (2015)2016-11-07T16:17:45-05:00

Summer Reading To-Do List for Sunny Days (1 of 4)

2020-03-31T12:17:26-05:00

Such good reading this summer, so far. In other respects, perhaps mine has not been the most productive summer. But it all depends what one puts on a to-do list, doesn't it! What if your to-do list was all about the books in your stacks? Doubleday Canada - Penguin Random

Summer Reading To-Do List for Sunny Days (1 of 4)2020-03-31T12:17:26-05:00

June 2015, In My Stacks

2017-07-24T15:25:24-05:00

My progress through Gabrielle Roy's works has been slow but steady, and this month I requested one of the children's books, which I held out for myself as a reward for finishing six of her novels. My treat was to be Cliptail, but the only copy available in the public

June 2015, In My Stacks2017-07-24T15:25:24-05:00

Sometimes jazz plays. Sometimes there is cake.

2014-07-11T17:07:10-05:00

Touchstone - S&S, 2013 How many women have read Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s classic A Gift from the Sea. Nodding along with passages that could have been pulled from their own musings and diary pages. “Don't wish me happiness. I don't expect to be happy…. It's gotten beyond that,

Sometimes jazz plays. Sometimes there is cake.2014-07-11T17:07:10-05:00
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