Marie-Claire Blais, Reading for the #1965Club


If you are reading this post because you are part of the #1965Club, and you haven’t heard of Marie-Claire Blais, you are about to wonder how that can be true. (And if you also haven't heard of #1965Club, please visit Karen's and Simon's sites to learn more.)  Blais has published

Marie-Claire Blais, Reading for the #1965Club2019-04-29T09:17:10-05:00

“Wasn’t my life supposed to be rock and roll?”


Rockstar or not, Nicola Harwood's Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired is a bold and absorbing memoir. At times her style is plain and functional, at other times it is poetic and intricate - even captivating, her voice consistently displayed centre-stage. Caitlin Press, 2016 "No such thing as one true love,

“Wasn’t my life supposed to be rock and roll?”2016-07-31T12:23:08-05:00

Regenerating Enthusiasm for a Re-read


Pat Barker's Regeneration (1991) Come on, admit it: you've avoided reading this because it's a war novel. It's okay: you're not alone. And how can a book about the horrors of war compete, when reading time is limited and it would be so much more fun to re-read Miss Pettigrew

Regenerating Enthusiasm for a Re-read2014-03-09T14:04:08-05:00
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