Shadow Giller: Eric Dupont’s Songs for the Cold of Heart (2012; Trans. Peter McCambridge, 2018)

2018-11-17T16:06:21-05:00

Shadow Giller review contents: In Short, a 300-word and spoiler-free summary, intended to have a broad appeal; In Detail, elaborating on one aspect of the book which I found remarkable (perhaps only interesting for others who have read the book or who have an interest more mechanical aspects of

Shadow Giller: Eric Dupont’s Songs for the Cold of Heart (2012; Trans. Peter McCambridge, 2018)2018-11-17T16:06:21-05:00

Mavis Gallant’s “The Moslem Wife”

2018-11-07T19:11:06-05:00

So many of Mavis Gallant’s characters inhabit between spaces. Netta, too. Which is strange, because so many of Mavis Gallant’s other itinerant women are staying in hotels, but Netta is running one. And she is just as between as the rest of them. Once she said yes and, then,

Mavis Gallant’s “The Moslem Wife”2018-11-07T19:11:06-05:00

Reading for #1944Club: Gwethalyn Graham’s Earth and High Heaven

2018-10-17T17:22:46-05:00

In 1944, Canada was dealing with the Conscription Crisis, a military and political crisis following the forced military service for men in Canada during WWII. The Prime Minister was William Lyon Mackenzie King and King George VI was on the English throne. Tommy Douglas, leader of the Cooperative Commonwealth

Reading for #1944Club: Gwethalyn Graham’s Earth and High Heaven2018-10-17T17:22:46-05:00

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XI (RIPXI): Novels 2016

2016-10-26T12:53:26-05:00

When I picked up Cherie Priest's I Am Princess X, it was on the advice of a trusted bookseller for a (then) thirteen-year-old friend of mine. Then an older reading friend raved about it too. At last, I picked it up, and was pleased to find it was my first

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril XI (RIPXI): Novels 20162016-10-26T12:53:26-05:00

TGIF: In the workplace, on the page (4 of 4)

2017-07-24T14:35:03-05:00

A new Friday fugue, concluding this week, considering the ways in which our working lives appear on the pages of novels and short stories. (Previous weeks can be viewed here, here and here, if you're keen.) Riverhead, 2013 Mohsin Hamid’s How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

TGIF: In the workplace, on the page (4 of 4)2017-07-24T14:35:03-05:00