In Other Reading


Much of September and October were occupied by reading books which appeared on prizelists and a few which I thought might appear there. Most of these I’ve already discussed (a quick way to locate them is through my Autumn 2018 Prizelists and Events page, which collects the relevant posts

In Other Reading2018-12-03T17:18:46-05:00

Craig Davidson’s Cataract City (2013)


Reading Craig Davidson's Cataract City took me somewhere else. You might think, if you have heard something of the novel, that I am about to say Niagara Falls. But as much as the novel is about two boys' coming-of-age in this environs, it is a study of how 'what-came-before' morphs and

Craig Davidson’s Cataract City (2013)2014-07-11T16:47:56-05:00

Reading Jane Urquhart


A quick glance at my bookshelves and you would think that Jane Urquhart is one of my favourite authors. I have all of her novels save one -- a couple of hardcovers purchased new -- but I have a habit of leaving them unfinished. Nonetheless, the themes she pursues in

Reading Jane Urquhart2014-03-13T20:28:27-05:00
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