On Everything Everything and Everything Feels like the Movies


Everything: isn’t that what readers look for in a book? Many authors think so. PRH - Doubleday Canada, 2015 One suggests that Everything Leads to You. Another insists that Everything Was Goodbye. (Nina LaCour and Gurjinder Basran) One begs Tell Me Everything, while another is concerned with Everything

On Everything Everything and Everything Feels like the Movies2016-06-10T08:41:42-05:00

Late-Summer Reading: When and Where


For the past couple of weeks, I have been listening to Joseph Boyden's Through Black Spruce on my daily walks. I was walking in full summer, listening to descriptions of winter in Moose Factory in Northern Ontario. The clusters of cloud in the story were from the exhaust of snowmobiles in

Late-Summer Reading: When and Where2017-07-20T17:34:26-05:00

“Wenlock Edge” Alice Munro


1648 Henfryn Street and 363 Carlisle Street: "Wenlock Edge" feels so vivid that one can hardly resist keying in the significant addresses to see what appears on the digital map. These addresses do not actually exist in London, Ontario. But there is a Henfryn Line which runs north-south, just east of Clinton, Ontario. And

“Wenlock Edge” Alice Munro2017-07-25T11:20:49-05:00
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