Best Banff Essays (p. 122-122)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Word Carving: The Craft of Literary Journalism by Moira Farr and Ian Pearson

Dancing in the Mud (p. 122-123)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Skaldance by Gary Geddes
  • Doubt'€™s Boots: Even Doubt’s Shadow by Charles Noble
  • American Standard & Other Poems by Joseph Sherman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Glossalalia: An Alphabet of Critical Keywords by Julian Wolfreys

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Rice Boy by Sunil Kuruvilla
  • Last Romantics by Michael Lewis MacLennan
  • The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God by Djanet Sears

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Roads Unravelling by Kathy-Diane Leveille
  • Among the Saints by Donna Smyth
  • Residual Desire by J. Jill Robinson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The West of All Possible Worlds: Six Contemporary Canadian Plays by Moira Day
  • Snappy Shorts at Tarragon Theatre by Andy McKim

Future Shocked (p. 129-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dirt Eaters by Dennis Foon

Growing Up Funny (p. 130-130)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • All the Way to Mexico by Norma M. Charles
  • My Name is Mitch by Shelagh Lynne Supeene

High Wind in CanLit (p. 130-131)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Galveston by Paul Quarrington

High Wind in CanLit (p. 130-131)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Galveston by Paul Quarrington

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver by Karen Love
  • Underlying Vibrations: The Photography and Life of John Vanderpant by Sheryl Salloum

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Pursuing Academic Freedom: “Free and Fearless”? by L. M. (Len) Findlay and Paul M. Bidwell
  • Who Owns Academic Work?: Battling for Control of Intellectual Property by Corynne McSherry

Rambunctions (p. 134-136)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cavatinas for Long Nights by Jim Christy
  • Water Stair by John Pass
  • There are Many Ways: Poems New and Selected by Peter Trower
  • Sidewalks & Sidehills CD by Peter Trower

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gender and Change in Hong Kong: Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy by Eliza W.Y. Lee

Toronto Translated (p. 137-139)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Journal de Cabbagetown - Été 67 à Toronto by Jean Butler and Michel Albert
  • Notes from Exile by Émile Zola, Dorothy E. Speirs, Dorothy E. Speirs and Yannick Portebois

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Death of René Lévesque by David Fennario
  • Rose by Tomson Highway

Book(s) Reviewed

  • No Pain Like This Body by Harold Sonny Ladoo

Life Lessons (p. 141-142)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Horn of a Lamb by Robert Sedlack

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Companion to Feminist Theory by Mary Eagleton
  • The Text is Myself: Women’s Life Writing and Catastrophe by Miriam Fuchs

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Shakespeare and Canada: Essays on Production, Translation, and Adaptation by Ric Knowles
  • Free Will by Harold Rhenisch
  • Shakespeare's Dog by Leon Rooke

Stars and Songs (p. 145-146)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Once Upon a Time in Paradise: Canadians in the Golden Age of Hollywood by Charles Foster
  • The American Musical: History & Development by Peter H. Riddle

Traveling Solo (p. 146-147)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Solo: Writers on Pilgrimage by Katherine Govier
  • Ireland'€™s Eye by Mark Anthony Jarman

Mixed Pleasures (p. 147-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Morley Callaghan: The Complete Stories. 4 Volumes by Barry Callaghan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Epic Wanderer: David Thompson and the Mapping of the Canadian West by D'Arcy Jenish

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Continuation of Love by Other Means by Claudia Casper
  • All the Men are Sleeping by D. R. MacDonald

Between Exposures (p. 152-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Cinquefoil: New Work from Five Ottawa Poets by Mark Frutkin, Rebecca Leaver, Seymour Mayne, Susan Robertson and Nicola Vulpe
  • Exposed by Catherine Hunter
  • Between Lovers by Sheri-D Wilson

Poetic Journeys (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bonfires by Chris Banks
  • Cuba Journal by Cornelia Hoogland
  • Night Room by W. H. New
  • Weave by Lisa Pasold

Queer Books (p. 154-157)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L'énigme thérapeutique au coeur de la philosophie by Angela Cozea
  • Du côté de la sexualité: Proust, Yourcenar, Tournier by Anne-Marie Gronhovd

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Of Silk Saris and Mini-Skirts: South Asian Girls Walk the Tightrope of Culture by Amita Handa

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Runaway by Alice Munro
  • The Collected Stories by Carol Shields

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Ethics of Life Writing by Paul John Eakin

An Honest Book (p. 161-162)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Spiral Staircase: My Climb out of Darkness by Karen Armstrong
  • I'll Tell You a Secret: A Memory of Seven Summers by Anne Coleman
  • There is a Season: A Memoir in a Garden by Patrick Lane

Surviving Memory (p. 163-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Girl At the Window by Byrna Barclay

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Brahma's Dream by Shree Ghatage
  • Seventeen Tomatoes: Tales from Kashmir by Jaspreet Singh

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Newfoundland: Journey into a Lost Nation by Michael Crummey and Greg Locke
  • The Road to Nowhere by Cyril Goodyear

Porter le deuil (p. 167-168)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Si tu allais quelque part by Paul Chanel Malenfant
  • N'€™y allez pas by Jacques Ouellet
  • Poèmes de veille by Jean Royer

Inspiring Immigrant (p. 168-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Susanna'€™s Quill by Julie Johnston

Worthy Tribute (p. 169-169)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Life and Works of Ethelwyn Wetherald by Dorothy W. Rungeling

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Adjacencies: Minority Writing in Canada by Domenic Beneventi, Licia Canton and Lianne Moyes
  • Musings: An Anthology of Greek-Canadian Literature by Tess Fragoulis, Steven Heighton and Helen Tsiriotakis
  • Blessed Harbours: An Anthology of Hungarian-Canadian Authors by John P. Miska

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Strong Women Stories: Native Vision and Community Survival by Kim Anderson and Bonita Lawrence

Reading Pleasure (p. 173-174)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • What Casanova Told Me by Susan Swan

For Fools Rush In (p. 174-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Heiress vs The Establishment: Mrs. Campbell’s Campaign for Legal Justice by Constance Backhouse and Nancy L. Backhouse

Escape Routes (p. 175-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Long Run by Leo Furey

Damage’s Otter (p. 176-177)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Damage Done by the Storm by Jack Hodgins

Foundational Images (p. 177-178)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Red Man'€™s on the Warpath: The Image of the “Indian” and the Second World War by R. Scott Sheffield

The Gift of Redress (p. 178-179)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice by Roy Miki

Book(s) Reviewed

  • George Ryga: The Other Plays by James Hoffman
  • George Ryga: The Prairie Novels by James Hoffman

Whose Canada? (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Museum Called Canada by Sara Angel and Charlotte Gray

Soul Survivors (p. 183-184)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • What We All Long For by Dionne Brand

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Response to Death: The Literary Work of Mourning by Christian Riegel

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Réjean Ducharme : Une poétique du débris by Élisabeth Nardout-Lafarge

Last Worlds (p. 186-188)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the Place of Last Things by Michael Helm

Homes in the World (p. 188-189)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Story-wallah by Shyam Selvadurai

Imagining London (p. 189-190)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Imagining London: Postcolonial Fiction and the Transnational Metropolis by John Clement Ball

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Geo/graphies: Mapping the Imagination in French and Francophone Literature and Film by Freeman G. Henry

Of Note (p. 191-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida by Roo Borson

Of Note (p. 192-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Mariner’s Curse by John Lunn

Of Note (p. 192-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Journey Home by Mike McCarthy

Of Note (p. 193-194)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Five Legs by Graeme Gibson

Of Note (p. 193-193)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Delicate Storm by Giles Blunt

Of Note (p. 193-193)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Beautiful Dead End by Clint Hutzulak

Of Note (p. 194-195)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Perilous Trade: Publishing Canada’s Writers by Roy MacSkimming

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