Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ceci est mon corps by Jean-François Beauchemin

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Quête érotique d'Yves Thériault by Mark Benson

Petites existences (p. 126-127)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Êtes-vous mariée à un psychopathe? by Nadine Bismuth
  • Jour de chance by Nicolas Charette

Forms and Functions (p. 127-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
  • Effigy by Alissa York
  • Remembering the Bones by Frances Itani

Obscur désir (p. 129-129)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Rive solitaire by Denise Brassard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mégot mégot petite mitaine by Johanne Alice Côté
  • Le Bonheur est une couleur by Aurélie Resch
  • Enfance et autres fissures by Marie Cadieux

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 178 Secondes by Katia Canciani
  • R.I.P. : Histoires mourantes by Claude Forand

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le livre des fondations : Incarnation et enquébecquoisement dans Le ciel de Québec de Jacques Ferron by Jacques Cardinal

The School of Life (p. 133-134)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Shepherd's Granddaughter by Anne Laurel Carter
  • The Saver by Edeet Ravel
  • Skim by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

Book(s) Reviewed

  • a nanking winter by Majorie Chan
  • Canada and the Theatre of War: Volume 1 by Sherrill E. Grace and Donna Coates

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sahéliennes by Angèle Bassolé-Ouédraogo
  • Poils lisses by Tina Charlebois
  • Si longtemps déjà  by Rose Després

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Un enfant à ma porte by Ying Chen
  • Certitudes by Madeleine Thien and Hélène Rioux

Beyond Repair (p. 138-140)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Evidence by Ian Colford
  • Elysium by Pamela Stewart
  • The Cult of Quick Repair by Dede Crane

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Darren Effect by Libby Creelman
  • Happiness and other Disorders by Ahmad Saidullah

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Northrop Frye's Notebooks for "Anatomy of Criticism": Vol. 23 of Collected Works of Northrop Frye by Robert D. Denham
  • Interviews with Northrop Frye: Vol. 24 of Collected Works of Nothrop Frye by Jean O'Grady
  • Northrop Frye's Fiction and Miscellaneous Writings: Vol. 25 of Collected Works of Nothrop Frye by Robert D. Denham and Michael Dolzani

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Porte dérobée by Louise Deschênes
  • Lumière aux aguets by Marcelle Roy

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Palilalia by Jeffery Donaldson
  • Daughters of Men by Brenda Leifso
  • aubade by rob mclennan

Is That a Joke? (p. 146-147)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Hall of Best Knowledge by Ray Fenwick

Artful Dodgers (p. 147-148)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Crossing Lines: Poets Who Came to Canada in the Vietnam War Era by Allan Briesmaster and Steven Michael Berzensky
  • Erratic North: A Vietnam Draft Resister's Life in the Canadian Bush by Mark Frutkin

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Nouvelle noirceur by Daniel Poliquin and Len Gasparini

Lethal Chat (p. 149-150)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Brother Dumb by Sky Gilbert

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Trois visions du terroir : récits et nouvelles by C. H. Grignon, G. Guèvremont, A. Laberge, A. Rivard, Josée Bonneville and Andre Vanasse
  • La terre promise, Remember! by Noël Audet

Isn’t That Funny? (p. 151-153)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Humor in Contemporary Native North American Literature: Reimagining Nativeness by Eva Gruber
  • Drew Hayden Taylor: Essays on His Works by Robert C. Nunn
  • Me Sexy: An Exploration of Native Sex and Sexuality by Drew Hayden Taylor

Destination Canada (p. 153-154)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Odori by Darcy Tamayose
  • Cockroach by Rawi Hage

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Lit Report by Sarah N. Harvey
  • Sister Wife by Shelley Hrdlitschka

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lines Drawn upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands by Karl S. Hele
  • Where the Pavement Ends: Canada's Aboriginal Recovery Movement and the Urgent Need for Reconciliation by Marie Wadden

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Frères d'hiver by Michel Ouellette
  • Le Chuchotement des étoiles by Maurice Henrie

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Crossing the Border: A Free Black Community in Canada by Sharon Hepburn
  • Loyalists and Layabouts: The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792 by Stephen Kimber

Book(s) Reviewed

  • We Are Here by Niels Hav, Patrick Friesen and P. K. Brask
  • Notebook of Roses and Civilization by Nicole Brossard, Robert Majzels and Erín Mouré
  • My Human Comedy by Gerald Hill
  • Repose by Adam Getty

Men in the Trees (p. 162-163)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Listening to the Trees by A. K. Hellum
  • Early in the Season: A British Columbia Journal by Edward Hoagland

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Memoir of Friendship: The Letters Between Carol Shields and Blanche Howard by Blanche Howard and Allison Howard
  • The Staircase Letters: An Extraordinary Friendship at the End of Life by Arthur Motyer, Elma Gerwin and Carol Shields

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Romanica Silesiana, no. 2: "La Réécriture dans la littérature québécoise" by Krzysztof Jarosz

Book(s) Reviewed

  • ex-Cottagers in Love by J. M. Kearns

Into Africa? (p. 167-168)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Uncertain Business of Doing Good: Outsiders in Africa by Larry Krotz
  • Where Bones Dance: An English Girlhood, An African War by Nina Newington

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La rivière du loup by Andrée Laberge
  • Le fin fond de l'histoire by Andrée Laberge

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Historien et citoyen : Navigations au long cours by Yvan Lamonde

Book(s) Reviewed

  • History of the Book in Canada: Volume Two by Yvan Lamonde, Patricia Lockhart Fleming and Fiona A. Black
  • History of the Book in Canada: Volume Three by Carole Gerson and Jacques Michon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les Fantômes de la Pointe-Platon by Marie-Andrée Lamontagne

Narrating Tragedy (p. 172-175)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Red Dog, Red Dog by Patrick Lane
  • Come, Thou Tortoise by Jessica Grant
  • February by Lisa Moore

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Poétique de l'invective romanesque : L'invectif chez Louis-Ferdinand Céline et Réjean Ducharme by Marie-Hélène Larochelle

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Roger Roger by Mélanie Léger

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Giant and Other Gaelic Poems / Famhair agus dàin Ghàidhlig eile by Lewis Mackinnon/Lodaidh MacFhionghain

Jeux d’esquive (p. 177-178)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Omaha Beach : un oratorio by Catherine Mavrikakis
  • Le ciel de Bay City by Catherine Mavrikakis

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La terre sans mal by Melchior Mbonimpa

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gwethalyn Graham: A Liberated Woman in a Conventional Age by Barbara Meadowcroft
  • Margaret Atwood: Essays on Her Works by Branko Gorjup

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lire Poliquin by François Ouellet

Lectures en miroir (p. 181-182)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Louis Hamelin et ses doubles by François Ouellet and François Paré

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Grande Sortie by Pierre Raphaël Pelletier
  • Sur le parvis des nuages by Marcil Cossette
  • L'étincelle suffit à la constellation by Guy Cloutier, René Laubiès, Frédèric Benrath and Julius Baltazar

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Beaverbrook: A Shattered Legacy by Jacques Poitras

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le même souffle by Normand Glénois
  • Miniatures, balles perdues et autres désordres by Monique Deland
  • Dictature de la solitude by Joël Pourbaix
  • En haute rumeur des siècles by Robert Berrouët-Oriol

Book(s) Reviewed

  • La Maison des temps rompus by Pascale Quiviger

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Comrades and Critics: Women, Literature, and the Left in 1930s Canada by Candida Rifkind

À tire-d’aile (p. 187-188)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Les oiseaux se taisent et me regardent by Edgard Gousse
  • Un oiseau moqueur sur l'épaule by Martin Thibault

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Wolf's Head: Writing Lake Superior by Peter Unwin
  • Coal Black Heart: The Story of Coal and the Lives It Ruled by John DeMont
  • The Old Lost Land of Newfoundland: Family, Memory, Fiction, and Myth by Wayne Johnston

Grasping Ondaatje (p. 190-192)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Michael Ondaatje by Lee Spinks
  • Michael Ondaatje: Distance, Clarity, and Ghosts. An Analysis of Ondaatje's Writing Techniques Against a Background of War and Buddhist Philosophy by Joan Elizabeth von Memerty

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Gentlewoman in Upper Canada: The Journals, Letters, and Art of Anne Langton by Barbara Williams
  • Marie-Anne: The Extraordinary Life of Louis Riel's Grandmother by Maggie Siggins

Textual Paradoxes (p. 194-195)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Nomade by Mila Younes