Love and History (p. 147-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Canadian in Love by Isabel Overton Bader and Roseann Runte
  • Mrs. King: The Life and Times of Isabel MacKenzie King by Charlotte Gray

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Working in Women's Archives: Researching Women's Private Literature and Archival Documents by Helen M. Buss and Marlene Kadar
  • The War Diary of Clare Gass by Susan Mann
  • The Girl in the Picture by Denise Chong

Spirit and Land (p. 152-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wild Stone Heart: An Apprentice in the Fields by Sharon Butala

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Constructing American Lives: Biography and Culture in Nineteenth-Century America by Scott E. Casper

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Maples and the Stream: A Narrative Poem by Lien Chao

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ahtahkakoop: The Epic Account of a Plains Crée Head Chief, His People, and Their Struggle for Survival 1816-1896 by Deana Christensen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Centre of the World at the Edge of the Continent: Cultural Studies of Cape Breton Island by Carol Corbin and Judith A. Rolls
  • Children's Voices in Atlantic Literature and Culture: Essays on Childhood by Hilary Thompson
  • The Last Best Place: Lost in the Heart of Nova Scotia by John DeMont

Book(s) Reviewed

  • "... but where are you really from?": Stories of Identity and Assimilation in Canada by Hazelle Palmer
  • MÁKA Diasporic Juks: Contemporary Writing by Queers of African Descent by Debbie Douglas, Courtnay McFarlane, Makeda Silvera and Douglas Stewart
  • Against an African Sky and other stories by Farid Karodia

Gender & Genre (p. 162-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wrestling with the Angel: Women Reclaiming Their Lives by Caterina Edwards and Kay Stewart
  • Going Some Place: Creative Non-Fiction across Canada by Lynne Van Luven

The Self’s Others (p. 164-166)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mirror Talk: Genres of Crisis in Contemporary Autobiography by Susanna Egan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture by Elizabeth Epperly and Irene Gammel

(Re)defining Memoir (p. 167-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Vintage Book of Canadian Memoirs by George Fetherling
  • The Doomed Bridegroom by Myrna Kostash

Life Stories (p. 169-170)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Closer We Are to Dying by Joe Fiorito
  • When Eve was Naked: A Journey through Life by Josef Skvorecky

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Island Wings: A Memoir by Cecil Foster
  • The Lagahoo's Apprentice by Rabindranath Maharaj

Telling Lives (p. 172-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Threads of Life: Autobiography and the Will by Richard Freadman
  • Living Narrative: Creating Lives in Everyday Storytelling by Elinor Ochs and Lisa Capps

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Citizens and Nation: An Essay on History, Communication, and Canada by Gerald Friesen
  • The Next Canada: In Search of Our Future Nation by Myrna Kostash

Reading Lessons (p. 177-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Framing Identities: Autobiography and the Politics of Pedagogy by Wendy S. Hesford
  • A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Ecstasy of Resistance: A Biography of George Ryga by James Hoffman
  • The George Ryga Papers by Marlys Chevrefils and Apollonia Steele

Remembering Fathers (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Son's Eye: A Memoir by Charles E. Israel
  • Slipstream: A Daughter Remembers by Rachel Manley

New and Noteworthy (p. 183-184)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Queer View Mirror 2: Lesbian and Gay Short Short Fiction by James C. Johnstone and Karen X. Tuchinsky
  • Autobiography of a Tattoo by Stan Persky
  • Inside the Academy and Out: Lesbian/Gay/Queer Studies and Social Action by Janice L. Ristock and Catherine G. Taylor

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Trajectoires au féminin dans la littérature québécoise (1960-1990) by Lucie Joubert
  • Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography by David J. Leigh

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Riska: Memories of a Dayak Girlhood by Riska Orpa Sari

Locating the Self (p. 189-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Field Guide to "A Field Guide to Dungeness Spit" by Laurence (Laurie) Ricou
  • Mamie's Children: Three Generations of Prairie Women by Judy Schultz
  • Pembina Country by Paul Jones
  • Rock Creek by Thelma Poirer

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Earthquakes and Explorations: Language and Painting from Cubism to Concrete Poetry by Stephen Scobie
  • Unseen Dimensions: Musings on Art and Life by John Koerner
  • Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero by Joan Murray
  • On the Edge: Artistic Visions of a Shrinking Landscape by Catherine Gibbon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dressing Up for the Carnival by Carol Shields
  • Getting Lucky by Matt Cohen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Regional Novel in Britain and Ireland, 1800-1990 by K. D. M. Snell
  • Spirit Wrestler: An Historical Drama by Greg Nelson
  • The Book of Sarah by Betty Wilson
  • Cyclone by Julia van Gorder

Challenging Poverty (p. 199-201)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Out of Poverty and into Something More Comfortable by John Stackhouse
  • Remnants of Nation: On Poverty Narratives by Women by Roxanne L. Rimstead

Subjects of Empire (p. 201-203)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Intimate Empire: Reading Women's Autobiography by Gillian Whitlock

Last Pages

No Bedtime Story (p. 204-205)
  • The Breadwinner by Deborah Elllis