Book(s) Reviewed

  • ...et la nuit by Anne-Marie Alonzo
  • La Pérégrin chérubinique by Jovette Marchessault
  • D'en haut by R. J. Berg

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les Invasions barbares by Denys Arcand

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Native Poetry in Canada: A Contemporary Anthology by Jeannette C. Armstrong and Lally Grauer
  • Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm and Josie Douglas

W/here Are We Now (p. 110-111)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • At Home in Diaspora: South Asian Scholars and the West by Jackie Assayag and Veronique Benei

Canadians Abroad (p. 111-112)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • AWOL: Tales for Travel-Inspired Minds by Jennifer Barclay and Amy Logan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Harvest of Souls: The Jesuit Missions and Colonialism in North America, 1632-1650 by Carole Blackburn

Stop Making Sense (p. 113-115)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Alchemy of Happiness by Marilyn Bowering
  • That Singing You Hear At The Edges by Sue MacLeod
  • Question And Answer by Alison Pick
  • Careful by Jacqueline Turner

An Unlikely Hero (p. 115-117)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The False Traitor: Louis Riel in Canadian Culture by Albert Braz

Poet on Point (p. 117-118)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ursa Major by Robert Bringhurst

Some Americas (p. 118-119)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Do the Americas Have a Common Literary History? by Barbara Buchenau and Annette Paatz

Hardheaded Women (p. 119-120)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hardscratch Row by Anne Cameron
  • Sarah's Children by Anne Cameron

Restoring Carr (p. 120-121)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Klee Wyck by Emily Carr

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gendering Government: Feminist Engagement with the State in Australia and Canada by Louise Chappell
  • The Madwoman in the Academy: 43 Women Boldly Take on the Ivory Tower by Deborah Keahey and Deborah Schnitzer

Vigour and Voice (p. 122-123)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • From Old Woman to Older Woman: Contemporary Culture and Women’s Narratives by Sally Chivers
  • Voices Made Flesh: Performing Women’s Autobiography by Lynn C. Miller, Jacqueline Taylor and M. Heather Carver

Savouring Jazz (p. 123-124)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Québécité by George Elliott Clarke

Fred Cogswell (p. 124-126)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dried Flowers by Fred Cogswell
  • Ellipse 68 by Fred Cogswell
  • Ghosts by Fred Cogswell

Book(s) Reviewed

  • "Trading Magic for Fact,” Fact for Magic: Myth and Mythologizing in Postmodern Canadian Historical Fiction by Marc Colavincenzo

Performances (p. 128-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Norman Bray in the Performance of his Life by Trevor Cole
  • On Human Nature: A Gathering Where Everything Flows, 1967-1984 by Kenneth Burke

In search of … (p. 129-130)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Light at the Edge of the World: A Journey Through the Realm of Vanishing Cultures by Wade Davis
  • The Green Labyrinth: Exploring the Mysteries of the Amazon by Sylvia Fraser
  • Discovering Eden: A Lifetime of Paddling Arctic Rivers by Alex M. Hall

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Killing Things by John Degen
  • The Address Book by Steven Heighton
  • Night Street Repairs by A. F. Moritz

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Perpetual Ending by Kristen den Hartog
  • How the Blessed Live by Susannah M. Smith
  • Mercy by Alissa York

For Young Readers (p. 133-134)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Girls' Own: An Anthology of Canadian Fiction for Young Readers by Sarah Ellis
  • Boys' Own: An Anthology of Canadian Fiction for Young Readers by Tim Wynne-Jones

Potting memories (p. 134-135)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Decomposing Maggie by Ann Eriksson

Nostalgic Tributes (p. 135-136)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Nostalgic Journeys: Literary Pilgrimages Between Japan and the West by Susan Fisher

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Songhees Pictorial: A History of the Songhees People as seen by Outsiders, 1790–1912 by Grant Keddie
  • Lelooska: The Life of a Northwest Coast Artist by Chris Friday

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northrop Frye Unbuttoned: Wit and Wisdom from the Notebooks and Diaries by Northrop Frye
  • Of Irony by Garnett Gladwin Sedgewick

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Good Night Sam by Marie-Louise Gay
  • Sally Dog Little: Undercover Agent by Bill Richardson and Céline Malépart
  • Peter's Pixie by Donn Kushner and Sylvie Daigneault
  • The Subway Mouse by Barbara Reid

Melting the Snow (p. 140-141)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Pink Snow: Homotextual Possibilities in Canadian Fiction by Terry Goldie

Dealing With It (p. 141-142)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Small Accidents by Andrew Gray
  • A Day Does Not Go By by Sean Johnston

Different but Equal (p. 142-143)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • "The Old Lady Trill, the Victory Yell": The Power of Women in Native American Literature by Patrice E. M. Hollrah

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In Praise of Slow: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed by Carl Honoré

Not After All! (p. 144-145)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • After All! The Collected Stories: V by Hugh Hood

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Flamingos by Gail Hughes

Secondary Readers (p. 146-148)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Boys and Girls Forever: Children’s Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter by Alison Lurie
  • Readers in Wonderland: The Liberating Worlds of Fantasy Fiction from Dorothy to Harry Potter by Deborah O'Keefe
  • Children's Literature. Blackwell Guides to Literature by Peter Hunt

Doing Justice (p. 148-150)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Bare and Impolitic Right: Internment and Ukrainian-Canadian Redress by Bohdan S. Kordan and Craig Mahovsky
  • Diaspora and Multiculturalism: Common Traditions and New Developments by Monika Fludernik

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa by Paul S. Landau and Deborah D. Kaspin
  • Transactions and Encounters: Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century by Roger Luckhurst and Josephine McDonagh

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Animation in Asia and the Pacific by John Lent
  • Bold Words: A Century of Asian American Writing by Rajini Srikanth and Esther Y. Iwanaga

All Too Human (p. 154-155)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Electric Animal: Towards a Rhetoric of Wildlife by Akira Mizuta Lippit

Receiving Gifts (p. 155-156)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Birthday Girl by Jean Little and June Lawrason
  • I Gave My Mum a Castle by Jean Little and Kady MacDonald
  • The Girl With a Baby by Sylvia Olsen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Aboriginal Peoples of Canada. A Short Introduction. by Paul Robert Magocsi
  • O Brave New Words! Native American Loanwords in Current English by Charles L. Cutler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Book of Ifs and Buts by Rabindranath Maharaj
  • The Sweet Smell of Mother's Milk-Wet Bodice by Uma Parameswaran
  • Blues from the Malabar Coast by Nalini Warriar

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Listening with the Ear of the Heart: Writers at St. Peter’s by Dave Margoshes and Shelley Sopher
  • Writing Addiction: Towards A Poetics of Desire and Its Others by Béla Szabados and Kenneth G. Probert

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Poet to Publisher: Charles Olson’s Correspondence with Donald Allen by Ralph Maud
  • Dream Pool Essays by Gil McElroy
  • Parlance by Suzanne Zelazo

Mixed Bag (p. 163-165)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Shining World by Kathleen McDonnell
  • Beneath the Mask by David Ward
  • Raven Quest by Sharon Stewart
  • The Star-Glass by Duncan Thornton

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Tourist's Guide to Glengarry by Ian McGillis
  • Butterflies Dance in the Dark by Beatrice MacNeil
  • The Corner Garden by Lesley Krueger

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Future of Christianity by Alister E. McGrath
  • True Religion by Graham Ward

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Secret Under My Skin by Janet McNoughton
  • Storm-Blast by Curtis Parkinson
  • Secret by John Wilson

Emily Montague (p. 170-171)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The History of Emily Montague by Laura Moss

Now You’re a Man (p. 171-172)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Masculinities without Men? Female Masculinity in Twentieth-Century Fictions by Jean Bobby Noble

Muscular Prose (p. 172-173)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Heart Is an Involuntary Muscle by Monique Proulx, David Toby Homel and Fred A. Reed

Niagara Fools (p. 173-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Niagara Companion: Explorers, Artists, and Writers at the Falls, from Discovery through the Twentieth Century by Linda L. Revie
  • From the Fallen Tree: Frontier Narratives, Environmental Politics, and the Roots of a National Pastoral by Thomas Hallock

Surviving (p. 174-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Survivors by Chava Rosenfarb
  • An Ocean Apart: The Gold Mountain Diary of Chin Mei-ling by Gillian Chen

Racial Rhetoric (p. 176-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Oriental Question: Consolidating a White Man’s Province, 1914-1941 by Patricia E. Roy

Book(s) Reviewed

  • alibi by Pierre Samson
  • Le jeu de l'oie : Petite histoire vraie d’un cancer by Sylvie Desrosiers

Icons of Identity (p. 178-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson by David P. Silcox

Lyrics in Flight (p. 179-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Drunken Lovely Bird by Sue Sinclair
  • Robinson's Crossing by Jan Zwicky
  • Anthropy by Ray Hsu

Private and Public (p. 182-184)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography by David Stouck
  • Nellie McClung: Voice for the Voiceless by Margaret MacPherson

Reading Voices (p. 184-187)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Voice of Her Own by Sherrill E. Grace and Angela Rebeiro
  • Late 20th Century Plays, 1980 - 2000 by Judith Thompson

Writing In The Dark (p. 187-188)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Monster Trilogy by RM Vaughan
  • Seeing Red by Dennis Cooley
  • Now You Care by Di Brandt

Desire’s Library (p. 188-190)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Hydra's Tale: Imagining Disgust by Robert R. Wilson
  • The Fear of Books by Holbrook Jackson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Margaret Atwood's Textual Assassinations: Recent Poetry and Fiction by Sharon R. Wilson
  • Varieties of Exile: New Essays on Mavis Gallant by Nicole Côté and Peter Sabor

Of Note (p. 192-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Universal Recipients by Dana Bath

Of Note (p. 192-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Family Resemblances by Anne Cameron

Of Note (p. 192-193)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Telling Moments: Autobiographical Lesbian Short Stories by Lynda Hall

Of Note (p. 193-193)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Between Mountains by Maggie Helwig

Of Note (p. 193-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Gradual Ruin by Robert Hilles

Of Note (p. 194-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Wrong Madonna by Britt Holmström

Of Note (p. 194-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Stowaway by Robert Hough

Of Note (p. 195-196)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • When She Was Electric: A Novel by Andrea MacPherson

Of Note (p. 195-195)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Belonging: Home Away from Home by Isabel Huggan

Of Note (p. 196-196)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Singing Fire by Lillian Nattel

Of Note (p. 196-196)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dreamlife of Bridges by Robert Strandquist