Steven Price’s By Gaslight (2016)

2016-11-17T16:56:43-05:00

Steven Price began as a poet, so the hype surrounding his new novel, By Gaslight, must have been disconcerting. But that's appropriate, because it is intended to be a disconcerting story. McClelland & Stewart - PRH, 2016 The majority of readers probably won't be interested in either the rumours surrounding

Steven Price’s By Gaslight (2016)2016-11-17T16:56:43-05:00

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

Molly Peacock’s Alphabetique (2014)

2015-02-18T14:21:49-05:00

Molly Peacock's Paradise, Piece by Piece (1998) reconstructs the poet's life using fragments of memory and experience, in orderly lines of text. The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72 (2010) is a biography, sumptuously illustrated. Both books consider women's work and creativity (among other things). McClelland

Molly Peacock’s Alphabetique (2014)2015-02-18T14:21:49-05:00

Richard Wagamese’s Medicine Walk (2014)

2019-05-11T19:56:20-05:00

One might say that Medicine Walk is a novel about the disconnect between a father and a son. McClelland & Stewart, 2014 “Eldon Starlight. Franklin Starlight. Four blunt syllables conjuring nothing. When he appeared the kid would watch him and whisper his name under his breath, waiting for

Richard Wagamese’s Medicine Walk (2014)2019-05-11T19:56:20-05:00

Nancy Lee’s The Age (2014)

2017-07-24T14:33:54-05:00

Do you hear it when you look at the cover of Nancy Lee’s debut novel? Cue the music: “This is the dawning of….” The Age. It is an unusual title which manages to feel both like a fragment and an expansive concept. If readers do think of the song from

Nancy Lee’s The Age (2014)2017-07-24T14:33:54-05:00
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