What about The Right to Be Cold?

2017-10-03T12:47:27-05:00

Sheila Watt-Cloutier's story of protecting her Inuit culture is fraught and complicated. Many times, I had to set it aside, the core of my being all-a-shudder. In the past, this setting-aside was longer lasting. This is a book I have had trouble leaving between the covers. Ultimately, I read

What about The Right to Be Cold?2017-10-03T12:47:27-05:00

In My Reading Log

2020-05-21T16:00:38-05:00

The majority of my reading time this year has been devoted to the books which have been living for years, though neglected, on my own bookshelves. In May and June, I had a planned rebellion, and I enjoyed a great number of new books. But now I have returned to

In My Reading Log2020-05-21T16:00:38-05:00

September 2014: In My Reading Log

2020-05-21T16:01:44-05:00

Among other books enjoyed in September were some standout novels that will be featured later this month, including Michael Crummey's Sweetland and Magie Dominic's Street Angel. There was also Diversiverse and the launch of RIP IX, and much musing on future Read-a-Thon choices. Award longlists began appearing (including the Toronto Book

September 2014: In My Reading Log2020-05-21T16:01:44-05:00

Nadia Bozak’s Borders

2019-10-22T12:23:48-05:00

Excerpt from reading journal: Nadia Bozak is the reason that I have copies of the three books in Cormac McCarthy’s Border Trilogy on my shelves. Books that I never planned to read, but I came across the idea that the works were somehow connected with her novels Orphan Love and

Nadia Bozak’s Borders2019-10-22T12:23:48-05:00

Quarterly Stories: Summer 2014

2014-07-18T08:58:06-05:00

Coming Home: Stories from the Northwest Territories (Enfield & Wizenty, 2012) In the foreword, Richard Van Camp writes that this collection is a "testament to the beauty of the land, the communities and the people who choose to live here" and he welcomes readers to the works. The same words might

Quarterly Stories: Summer 20142014-07-18T08:58:06-05:00
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