Book(s) Reviewed

  • Negotiating with the Dead: A Writer on Writing by Margaret Atwood

Bad News (p. 92-93)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Film and Form (p. 94-95)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gaslight Melodrama: From Victorian London to 1940s Hollywood by Guy Barefoot
  • Maya Deren and the American Avant-Garde by Bill Nichols
  • The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film by Michael Ondaatje

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Seeing Stars by Gary Barwin
  • The Fat Princess by Mario Girard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Year Inland: The Journal of a Hudson’s Bay Company Wanderer by Barbara Belyea
  • McCulloch's Wonder: The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway. by Barrie Sanford
  • The Wilderness Profound: Victorian Life on the Gulf of Georgia by Richard Somerset Mackie

BC Before the Logo (p. 99-100)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Downriver Drift by Tim Bowling
  • The Paperboy's Winter by Tim Bowling

Island Ideas (p. 100-101)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Message in a Bottle: The Literature of Small Islands by Laurie Brinklow, Frank Ledwell and Jane Ledwell

The Best Defence (p. 101-102)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Celtic Highway by Trevor Carolan
  • Almost Unseen: Selected Haiku of George Swede by Randy M. Brooks

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cartography and Walking by Adam Dickinson
  • Colours by Michael Bullock
  • The Work of Snow by Gary Hyland

Nothings Safe (p. 105-107)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, Sensation by Brian Massumi
  • Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction by Christopher Butler
  • Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction by Catherine Besley
  • Reading Simulacra: Fatal Theories for Postmodernity by M.W. Smith

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Small Details of Life: Twenty Diaries by Women in Canada, 1830-1996 by Kathryn Carter

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Methodology, Problems and Perspectives in Québec Studies by Daniel Chartier

Mine Not Mine (p. 109-110)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mine by Stephen Collis
  • Sledgehammer by John MacKenzie
  • The Asthmatic Glassblower and other poems by Billeh Nickerson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Atlantic Canada: A Region in the Making by Margaret R. Conrad and James Hiller
  • Coalescence of Styles: The Ethnic Heritage of St. John River Valley Regional Furniture, 1763-1851 by Jane L. Cook

Alienations (p. 112-114)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • All Families are Psychotic by Douglas Coupland
  • Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
  • Everyone in Silico by Jim Munroe
  • How Did You Sleep? by Paul Glennon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Opposite Contraries: The Unknown Journal of Emily Carr and Other Writings by Susan Crean

Self-Mutilation (p. 115-115)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Jumping Off by Laura J. Cutler

Emerging Solitudes (p. 116-117)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Voices in the Desert: An Anthology of Arabic-Canadian Women Writers by Elizabeth Drahab

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Border Crossings: Thomas King’s Cultural Inversions by Arnold E. Davidson, Priscilla L. Walton and Jennifer Andrews

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Chance and the Butterfly by Maggie de Vries
  • Edge by Diane Tullson
  • Jeannie and the Gentle Giants by Luanne Armstrong

Scènes d’automne (p. 120-122)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hennissements by Patrice Desbiens
  • Humains paysages en temps de paix relative by Robert Dickson
  • Le roseau by Serge Patrice Thibodeau

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Audioguide by Bertrand Laverdure
  • La leçon du silence by Nicole Richard
  • Vigile by Jean Gagnon

Women Write Nature (p. 124-125)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Here in Hope: A Natural History by J.M. Bridgeman
  • In Nature's Name: An Anthology of Women’s Writing and Illustration, 1780-1930 by Barbara T. Gates

Frye and Modernity (p. 125-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Collected Works of Northrop Frye, Vol. 2: Northrop Frye on Modern Culture by Jan Gorak

Palm Prints (p. 127-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Kilter: 55 Fictions by John Gould

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Romantic by Barbara Gowdy

City Tensions (p. 129-130)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ascension by Steven Galloway
  • The Fiend in Human by John Morgan Gray

Star Girls (p. 130-132)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Criss Cross, Double Cross by Norma M. Charles
  • Dancing for Danger: a Meggy Tale by Margot Griffin
  • Jo's Triumph by Nikki Tate
  • Shadows of Disaster by Cathy Beveridge
  • Who Owns Kelly Paddik? by Beth Goodie

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ephemeral Territories by Erin Manning
  • Literary Culture and Female Authorship in Canada 1760-2000 by Faye Hammill

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia by Cole Harris
  • Preserving What is Valued: Museums, Conservation and First Nations by Miriam Clavir

Wanted: The Author (p. 136-138)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Painted Elephant by Jill Hartman
  • Alarum Within: Theatre Poems by Kimmy Beach
  • with wax by Derek Beaulieu

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Qu'Appelle: Tales of Two Valleys by Dan Ring, Trevor Herriot and Robert Stacey
  • Rediscovering the Great Plains: Journey by Dog, Canoe, and Horse by Norman Henderson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dance of the Stones by Andrea Spalding
  • Spirit Singer by Edward Willet
  • The Maze by Monica Hughes

All About CanLit (p. 142-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature by Eva-Marie Kröller

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hypertextes. Espaces virtuels de lecture et d'écriture by Christian Vandendorpe and Denis Bachand
  • Lecture et écrituren : une dynamique. Objets et défis de la recherche en création littéraire by Christiane Lahaie and Nathalie Watteyne

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Heart of a Stranger by Margaret Laurence and Nora Foster Stovel

Candid Eyes (p. 146-147)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Candid Eyes: Essays on Canadian Documentaries by Jim Leach and Jeannette Sloniowski
  • Hiding the Audience: Viewing Arts & Arts Institutions on the Prairies by Frances W. Kaye

Book(s) Reviewed

  • But If They Do by Bill Richardson
  • Daybreak, Nightfall by Jorge Lujáán
  • Trees Are Hanging From the Sky by Jorge Argueta

Afraid of the Dark (p. 149-150)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Way The Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Global English (p. 150-151)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Oxford Guide to World English by Tom McArthur

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Old Bird by Irene Morck and Muriel Wood
  • The Paint Box by Maxine Trottier and Stella East
  • Wild Babies by Margriet Ruurs and Andrew Kiss

Book(s) Reviewed

  • High Latitudes by Farley Mowat
  • Inuit Journey: The Co-operative Venture in Canada’s North by Edith Iglauer
  • Thunder on the Tundra: Inuit Quajimajatuqangit of the Bathurst Cariboo by Natasha Thorpe, Naikak Hakongak, Sandra Eyegetok and Kitikmeot Elders

Book(s) Reviewed

  • All Amazed for Roy Kiyooka by John O'Brian, Naomi Sawada and Scott Watson

Frye in China (p. 156-158)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northrop Frye: Eastern and Western Perspectives by Jean O'Grady and Wang Ning

Chic Canadians (p. 158-159)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Couture and Commerce: The Transatlantic Fashion Trade in the 1950s by Alexandra Palmer

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Picnic on Ice: Selected Poems by Matthew Sweeney
  • Calling Home by Richard Sanger
  • Fielder's Choice by Elise Partridge
  • Helix: New and Selected Poems by John Steffler

Lyrics and Larks (p. 161-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Blue Pyramids: New and Selected Poems by Robert Priest
  • how we play at it by matt robinson
  • The Spaces in Between: Selected Poems 1965-2001 by Stephen Scobie

Less is More (p. 163-164)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Country of Cold by Kevin Patterson
  • Fidelity by Michael Redhill

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Beautiful Joe by Margaret Marshall Saunders
  • The Sacrifice of the Shannon by W. Albert Hickman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Max & the Cats by Moacyr Scliar

The Two Cohens (p. 167-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Intricate Preparations: Writing Leonard Cohen by Stephen Scobie
  • Uncommon Ground: A Celebration of Matt Cohen by Graeme Gibson, Wayne Grady, Dennis Lee and Priscilla Uppal

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bill Reid by Doris Shadbolt

Trauma by Analogy (p. 170-171)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tsubaki by Aki Shimazaki

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cumberland by Michael V. Smith

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Short Fiction: An Anthology by Rosemary Sullivan and Mark Levene

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Buz'gem Blues by Drew Hayden Taylor

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Falling into Place by John Terpstra

Quêtes féminines (p. 176-178)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le nombril des aveugles by François Landry
  • Mademoiselle J.-J. by Louise Turcot
  • Zig-Zag by Laurette Lévy

Imagined Canadas (p. 178-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Imagined Nations: Reflections on Media in Canadian Fiction by David Williams