Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Rapids by Susan Gillis
  • Subversive Sonnets by Pamela Mordecai
  • The Politics of Knives by Jonathan Ball

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Espagnes imaginaires du Québec by Carmen Matta Barreiro

How Free is Free? (p. 129-30)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Silver by Pablo Urbanyi
  • The Free World by David Bezmozgis

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Invention à cinq voix : une histoire de l’histoire littéraire au Canada by Edward Dickinson Blodgett

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Head of a Man by John Gilmore
  • Monkey Ranch by Julie Bruck
  • There are Many Ways to Die While Travelling in Peru by Alanna F. Bondar

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dans la nuit du poème by Jacques Brault

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Humilité et profanation : Au pied de la pente douce de Roger Lemelin by Jacques Cardinal

Culture Unsettled (p. 135-37)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Listening Up, Writing Down, and Looking Beyond: Interfaces of the Oral, Written, and Visual by Wendy Roy and Susan Gingell
  • Home and Native Land: Unsettling Multiculturalism in Canada by Sonali Thakkar, Anna Stanley, Lisa Helps and May Chazan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature by Christopher Lee
  • Entanglements, or Transmedial Thinking about Capture by Ray Chow

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Directions Home: Approaches to African-Canadian Literature by George Elliott Clarke

Words About Things (p. 142-43)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Book of Frog: un amuse-espirit by Jan Zwicky
  • The Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things by Lorna Crozier
  • Red by George Elliott Clarke

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Vancouver Noir: 1930-1960 by John Belshaw and Diane Purvey
  • The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver by Chuck Davis
  • At the World’s Edge: Curt Lang’s Vancouver, 1937-1998 by Claudia Cornwall

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Matter of Life and Death or Something by Ben Stephenson
  • A Tinfoil Sky by Cyndi Sand-Eveland
  • One in Every Crowd: Stories by Ivan E. Coyote

Book(s) Reviewed

  • aka bpNichol: a preliminary biography by Frank Davey

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L’Acadie des origines by Hélène Destrempes, James de Finney and Jean Morency

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Griffintown by Marie Hélène Poitras
  • Les Cascadeurs de l’amour n’ont pas droit au doublage by Martine Delvaux

Dialectical (p. 152-54)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Necessity of Opposites: The Dialectical Thinking of Northrop Frye by Brian Russell Graham
  • Remembering Northrop Frye: Recollections by His Students and Others in the 1940s and 1950s by Robert D. Denham

Book(s) Reviewed

  • House of Spells by Robert Pepper-Smith
  • The Last River Child by Lori Ann Bloomfield
  • And Me Among Them by Kristen den Hartog

Book(s) Reviewed

  • West of Wawa by Lisa de Nikolits

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Anthology of Québec Women’s Plays in English Translation: Volume III (1997-2009) by Louise H. Forsyth

Striking a Balance (p. 158-60)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • This Will Be Difficult to Explain and Other Stories by Johanna Skibsrud
  • The Big Dream: Stories by Rebecca Rosenblum
  • After the Red Night by Christiane Frenette and Sheila Fischman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Je voudrais bien être un homme : Correspondance littéraire inédite entre Simone Routier et Harry Bernard by Micheline Tremblay and Guy Gaudreau

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Difficult Beauty by David Groulx

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Doric Germain by Lucie Hotte

Le Retour de Babel (p. 162-63)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tours et Détours : le mythe de Babel dans la littérature contemporaine by Catherine Khordoc

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Le Chien d’or/The Golden Dog: A Legend of Quebec by William Kirby and Mary Jane Edwards

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Borrowed Tongues: Life Writing, Migration, and Translation by Eva C. Karpinski
  • Dramatic Licence: Translating Theatre from One Official Language to the Other in Canada by Richard Lebeau and Louise Ladouceur

Book(s) Reviewed

  • L’Homme blanc by Perrine Leblanc

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Writing in the Time of Nationalism: From Two Solitudes to Blue Metropolis by Linda Leith

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Blue Dragon by Fred Jourdain, Marie Michaud and Robert Lepage

Keeping It Real (p. 169-70)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Carnival by Rawi Hage
  • One Good Hustle by Billie Livingston

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Reliving Charley by Dean Serravalle
  • Snowmen by Mark Sedore
  • The Bottle Collector by Tom Managhan

Three Debuts (p. 172-74)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • 1996 by Sara Peters
  • Cutting Room by Sarah Pinder
  • Between Dusk and Night by Emily McGiffin

Secret Lives (p. 174-77)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Dead Are More Visible: Stories by Steven Heighton
  • The Quiet Twin by Dan Vyleta
  • Missing Persons by rob mclennan

At Home and Abroad (p. 177-78)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Is it Just?: A Classic Feminist Novel by Minnie Smith
  • Come from Afar by Gayla Reid
  • The Time We All Went Marching by Arley McNeney

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Narrativité et voix de l’altérité : figurations et configurations de l’altérité dans le roman canadien d’expression française by Kenneth Meadwell

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Écrire au pape et au Père Noël : cabinet de curiosités épistolaires by Benoît Melançon

Mottled Motherhood (p. 180-81)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the Field by Claire Tacon
  • A Large Harmonium by Sue Sorensen
  • Kalila by Rosemary Nixon

Full Disclosure (p. 181-82)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Exploring Amazement: New and Selected Poems by Alan Pearson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mayonnaise by Éric Plamondon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Complete Journals of L. M. Montgomery: The P. E. I. Years (1889-1900) by Elizabeth Hillman Waterston and Mary Henley Rubio

Memoir of Manitoba (p. 184-85)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou