Lest We Forget (p. 114-116)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Olivar Asselin et son temps: le militant by Hélène Pelletier-Baillargeon
  • Taschereau by Bernard Vigod

Faux Fifties (p. 118-120)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gloria by Keith Maillard
  • Magic Time by W. P. Kinsella
  • Piccolo Mondo by George Bowering, Angela Bowering, Michael Matthews and David Bromige
  • Restless by Stan Rogal

Reading Rereading (p. 120-121)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Rereading Frye: The Published and Unpublished Works by David Boyd and Imre Salusinszky

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Question of Values: New Canadian Perspectives in Ethics and Political Philosophy by Samantha Brennan, Tracy McIsaacs and Michael Milde
  • Dismantling a Nation: Canada and the New World Order by Stephen McBride and John Shields
  • Impossible Nation: The Longing for Homeland in Canada and Quebec by Ray Conlogue
  • Reinventing Canada/ Reinventer le Canada by Jeffrey Simpson

Deixis / Dreams (p. 124-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Suit of Light by Anne Hebert and Sheila Fischman
  • Installations (with and without pronouns) by Nicole Brossard, Erín Mouré and Robert Majzels
  • She Would Be the First Sentence of My Next Novel / Elle serait la première phrase de mon prochain roman by Nicole Brossard and Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood

To Plot or Not (p. 127-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Marrow and Other Stories by Nora Gold
  • Oxygen by Annabel Lyon
  • Play the Monster Blind by Lynn Coady

Half a Life (p. 129-131)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Franz Boas: The Early Years, 1858-1906 by Douglas Cole

Motherhood & Desire (p. 131-133)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Desire in Seven Voices by Lorna Crozier
  • Seven Waves: Quebec Women Writers by Mary Gurekas

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Belonging by Sandy Shreve
  • Double Somersaults by Marlene Cookshaw
  • The Bridge That Carries the Road by Lynn Davies

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hush by Anne Stone
  • Jane by Judy MacDonald
  • Like Minds by Shannon Friesen
  • Mouthing the Words by Camilla Gibb

La courte échelle (p. 137-139)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La livre de la nuit by Marie-Francine Hébert
  • Pas de Chausson dans mon salon by Gilles Gauthier

Fellow Travellers (p. 139-141)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Flying Blind by Gary Geddes
  • Leonel/Roque by Jim Smith

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Fusion of Cultures?: ASNEL Papers 2 by Peter O. Stummer and Christopher Baume
  • Writing the Nation: Self and Country in Post-Colonial Imagination by John C. Hawley
  • Cross-Cultural Voices: Investigations into the Post-Colonial by Claudio Gorlier and Isabella Maria Zoppi

Body & Soul (p. 143-145)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Herbarium of Souls by Vladimir Tasic
  • The Sensualist by Barbara Hodgson

Useful Keys (p. 145-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hamlet for Kids by Lois Burdett
  • The Great Poochini by Gary Clement
  • Understanding Children's Literature: Key Essays from the International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature by Peter Hunt
  • Wild Cameron Women by Maureen Hull and Judith Christine Mills
  • Wolf and Seven Little Kids: Based on a Tale from the Brothers Grimm by Ann Blades
  • The Tempest for Kids by Lois Burdett

Handling the Past (p. 150-151)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • On the Case: Explorations in Social History by Franca Lacovetta and Wendy Mitchinson
  • The Suburb of Dissent: Cultural Politics in the United States and Canada During the 1930s by Caren Irr

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Between Women and Nation: Nationalism, Transnational Feminisms, and the State by Caren Kaplan, Norma Alarcón and Minoo Moallem
  • Monsters and Revolutionaries: Colonial Family Romance and Métissage by Françoise Vergès

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Road Dancers by Alden A. Nowlan
  • Selected Poems: 1977-1997 by Patrick Lane
  • To Paris Never Again: New Poems by Al (Alfred W) Purdy

Adjacent Worlds (p. 155-157)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Coterminous Worlds: Magical Realism and Contemporary Post-Colonial Literature in English by Elsa Linguanti, Francesco Casotti and Carmen Concilio
  • Floating the Borders: New Contexts in Canadian Criticism by Nurjehan Aziz
  • Visions of Canada Approaching the Millennium by Eulalia C. Piñero Gil and Pilar Somacarrera Íñigo

Recollections (p. 157-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hogg: The Poems and Drawings by Barry Callaghan
  • Michael Bullock: Selected Works 1936-1996 by Peter Loeffler and Jack Steward

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La malédiction des opales by Chrystine Brouillet
  • Le roi qui venait de bout de monde by Sylvain Trudel
  • Les 100 livres québécois pour la jeunnesse qu'il faut lire by Édith Madore

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le nom de la mère: mères, filles et écriture dans la littérature québécoise au féminin by Lori Saint-Martin
  • Trois écrivaines de l'entre-deux-guerres: Alice Lemieux, Eva Senécal et Simone Routier by Marie-Claire Brosseau

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anxious Allegiances: Legitimizing Identity in the Early Canadian Long Poem by C. D. Mazoff
  • Susanna Moody: A Life by Michael Peterman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Detective Texts: The Metaphysical Detective Story from Poe to Modernism by Patricia Merivale and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney
  • Lost Girls by Andrew Pyper

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Between the Lines: South Asians and Postcoloniality by Deepika Bahri and Mary Vasudeva
  • Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: A Reader by Padmini Mongia
  • Post-Colonial Literatures in English: History, Language, Theory by Denis Walder

English in Québec (p. 170-171)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ecrire en anglais au Québec : un devenir minoritaire? Quebec Studies 2 by Lianne Moyes
  • The Lament of Charlie Longsong by Roch Carrier and Sheila Fischman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Postcolonialism: My Living by Arun Mukherjee

With Eyes Wide Open (p. 173-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ophelia After Centuries of Trying by Merike Lugus
  • The Man with the Dancing Monkey by Barbara Mulcahy
  • Women Who Dream Tigers by Vicki Summerfeldt

CanPop (p. 175-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Crossing the Line: Canadian Mysteries with a Fantastic Twist by Robert J. Sawyer and David Skene-Melvin
  • Northern Frights 5 by Don Hutchison
  • Pop Goes the Story. Canadian Fiction 95/96 by Rob Payne

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gabrielle Roy: A Life by François Ricard
  • Gabrielle Roy: Creation and Memory by Linda M. Clemente and William A. Clemente

Dramatic Empathy (p. 179-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Karla and Grif: A Play in Two Act by Vivienne Laxdal
  • Murder in the Atrium: A Tale of Corporate Donsizing, in Three Acts by Margie Taylor
  • Tellin' It Like It Is: A Compendium of African Canadian Monologues for Actors by Djanet Sears

Old Home/New Home (p. 181-183)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Carnival by Harold Rhenisch
  • Homer in Flight by Rabindranath Maharaj
  • My Darling Dead Ones by Erika de Vasconcelos

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Drifting Year by Dany Laferrière and David Toby Homel
  • A Plea for Emigration Or, Notes of Canada West by Mary A. Shadd and Richard Almonte
  • Black Like Who? Writing Black Canada by Rinaldo Walcott

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Alice, I Think by Susan Juby
  • Leaning, Leaning over Water: A Novel in Ten Stories by Frances Itani
  • Strings Attached by Gay Walley
  • The Allegra Series by Barbara Lambert

White’s Mythology (p. 187-189)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect by Hayden White

Who’s for Dinner (p. 189-191)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • My Year of Meats by Ruth L. Ozeki
  • The Way We Ate: Pacific Northwest Cooking, 1843- 1900 by Jacqueline B. Williams
  • We Are What We Eat: Ethnic Food and the Making of Americans by Donna R. Gabaccia

Book(s) Reviewed

  • No Dogs and Not Many Chinese by Frances Wood
  • Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China 1930-1945 by Leo Ou-fan Lee
  • The Yellow Pear by Gu Xiong