A Poetic Potpourri (p. 122-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Sun the Wind the Summer Field by Alfred G. Bailey
  • Five-o'clock Shadows by George Amabile, Leonard Gasparini, Seymour Mayne, Ted Plantos and George Swede
  • After Ten Thousand Years, Desire: Selected Recent Poems by François Charon, Bruce Whitman and Francis Farley-Chevrier
  • One Leaf Shaking: Collected Later Poems 1977-1990 by Robin Skelton
  • Boy Am I by Mark Cochrane

Canadian SF (p. 125-126)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northern Dreamers: Interviews with Famous Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Writers by Edo van Belkom
  • Perspectives on the Canadian Fantastic: Proceedings of the 1997 Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy by Allan Weiss

Plays Unplaced (p. 126-128)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Two Plays by Drew Carnwath
  • The Arab's Mouth by Ann-Marie MacDonald
  • Saint Frances of Hollywood by Sally Clark
  • FareWel by Ian Ross
  • Joe from Winnipeg by Ian Ross

Lost for Words (p. 128-130)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lost Souls and Missing Persons by Sally Clark
  • 2000 by Joan MacLeod
  • A Trilogy of Performances by Sandra Shamas

Family History (p. 130-131)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hard Light by Michael Crummey
  • Memoirs from Away by Helen M. Buss and Margaret Clarke

Cultural Bridge Mix (p. 131-133)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • That Woman by Daniel Danis and Linda Gaboriau
  • Banana Boots by David Fennario
  • Selkirk Avenue by Bruce McManus
  • Paradise by the River by Vittorio Rossi

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wheel and Come Again: An Anthology of Reggae Poetry by Kwame Dawes
  • Canada Geese and Apple Chatney: Stories by Sasenarine Persaud
  • Harlem Duet by Djanet Sears

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ann Hébert, parcours d'une œuvre by Madeleine Ducrocq-Poirier
  • La littérature québécoise du XXe siècle by Luc Bouvier and Max Roy

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Body of Vision: Representations of the Body in Recent Film and Poetry by R. Bruce Elder
  • The Films of Stan Brakhage in the American Tradition of Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and Charles Olson by R. Bruce Elder

Two Budding Talents (p. 140-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Pool-Hoppping and Other Stories by Anne Fleming
  • Comfort Me with Apples by Sara O'Leary

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Martin Yesterday by Brad Fraser
  • Cherry Docs by David Gow
  • alterNatives by Drew Hayden Taylor

To the New World (p. 145-146)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The desire of every living thing: A search for home by Don N. S. Gillmor
  • Gentlemen Engineers: The Working Lives of Frank and Walter Shanly. by Richard White

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Miss September by Francois Gravel and Sheila Fischman
  • Cruelties by Lise Bissonnette and Sheil Fischman
  • Fragments of a Farewell Letter Read by Geologists by Normand Chaurette and Linda Gaboriau
  • Wintersleep by Marie-Claire Blais and Nigel Spencer

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le choc des écritures by Hélène Guy and André Marquis
  • l'Adaptation dans tous ses états by Andrée Mercier and Esther Pelletier

Making Associations (p. 151-152)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Truth and Bright Water by Thomas King
  • Crazy Dave by Basil H. Johnston

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Marion Bridge by Daniel Maclvor
  • Kilt by Jonathan Wilson
  • Angélique by Lorena Gale

I Dont Hate It! (p. 156-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Thin Ice: Coming of Age in Canada by Bruce McCall
  • Power in the Blood: Land, Memory, and a Southern Family by John Bentley Mays

Sensitive Souls (p. 158-160)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Clever as Paint: The Rossettis in Love by Kim Morrissey
  • The Final Performance of Vaslav Nijinsky, St. Moritz-Dorf, 1919 by Jeremy Long
  • Dancock's Dance by Guy Vanderhaeghe

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson
  • Going Down Swinging by Billie Livingston
  • The Shadow Boxer by Steven Heighton

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Moccasin Maker. E. Pauline Johnson by A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Factoring Humanity by Robert J. Sawyer
  • The Book of Knights by Yves Meynard

The Living Word (p. 165-167)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Testifyin': Contemporary African Canadian Drama Volume On by Djanet Sears

Vital Fictions (p. 167-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Vital Signs: New Women Writers in Canada by Diane Schoemperlen
  • What's True, Darling by M.A.C. Farrant
  • The Wanderer by Regine Robin and Phyllis Aronoff

From Child to Adult (p. 169-171)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bambi and Me by Michel Tremblay and Sheila Fischman
  • For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again by Michel Tremblay and Linda Gaboriau
  • L'autre côté du monde: Le passage de l'âge adulte chez.Michel Tremblay, Réjean Dúchame, Anne Hébert et Marie-Claire Biais by Robert Verreault

Empowered Readers (p. 171-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Maestro by Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Waking Sleeping Beauty: Feminist Voices in Children's Novels by Roberta Seelinger Trites
  • Awake and Dreaming by Kit Pearson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Establishing Our Boundaries: English-Canadian Theatre Criticis by Anton Wagner

Heard Voices (Off) (p. 175-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The East End Plays: Part 2 by George F. Walker
  • Willful Acts by Margaret Hollingsworth

Theatres of Cruelty (p. 177-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Somewhere Else by George F. Walker
  • Lawrence & Holloman by Morris Panych
  • The Queens by Normand Chaurette and Linda Gabouriau

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Staging a Legend: A History of Ottawa Little Theatre by Iris Winston
  • Connecting Flights: In Conversation with Rémy Charest by Robert Lepage and Wanda Romer Taylor

From There to Here (p. 180-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Always Give a Penny to a Blind Man: A Memoir by Eric Wright