222 Recursive Time
(Autumn)
Memorials (p. 114-16)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Air-Proof Green by Maleea Acker
  • Children of Air India: Un/authorized Exhibits and Interjections by Renée Sarojini Saklikar
  • Come Cold River by Karen Connelly

Resituating CanLit (p. 117-18)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Devil in Deerskins: My Life with Grey Owl by Sophie McCall
  • The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature by Reingard M. Nischik

Body and Soul (p. 120-21)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Leave of Absence by Lucia Frangione
  • It is Solved by Walking by Catherine Banks
  • Drama: Pilot Episode by Karen Hines

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Summer Sport by Priscila Uppal
  • continuations 2 by Douglas Barbour and Sheila E. Murphy
  • And the cat says... by Susan L. Helwig

Translating Desire (p. 123-24)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin: Selected Poems by John Barton
  • Davie Street Translations by Daniel Zomparelli
  • After Desire by George Stanley

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Green Man by Michael Bedard
  • Picture me Gone by Meg Rosoff

Avant, Again (p. 125-27)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Avant-Garde Canadian Literature: The Early Manifestations by Gregory Betts
  • Stubborn Poetries: Poetic Facticity and the Avant-Garde by Peter Quartermain

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Méchante langue: La légitimité linguistique du français parlé au Québec by Chantal Bouchard

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Words, Words, Words: Essays and Memoirs by George Bowering
  • Tracing the Lines: Reflections on Contemporary Poetics and Cultural Politics in Honour of Roy Miki by Maia Joseph, Larissa Lai, Christopher Lee and Christine Kim

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Juliet Stories by Carrie Snyder
  • Beggar's Feast by Randy Boyagoda

Book(s) Reviewed

  • White Piano by Nicole Brossard, Erín Mouré and Robert Majzels
  • Undark: An Oratorio by Sandy Pool
  • Light by Souvankham Thammavongsa

Buffy, Unmuffled (p. 133-34)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Heart Accepts it All: Selected Letters of John Glassco by Brian Busby

Beautiful Thieves (p. 134-35)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Placeholder by Charmaine Cadeau
  • Leaving Howe Island by Sadiqa de Meijer
  • When This World Comes to an End by Kate Cayley

Immense Precision (p. 135-36)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Grey Tote by Deena Kara Shaffer
  • Tether by Laurelyn Whitt
  • Birds Flock Fish School by Edward Carson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Order in which We Do Things: The Poetry of Tom Wayman by Owen Percy and Tom Wayman
  • Old Hat by Rob Winger
  • Glad and Sorry Seasons by Catherine Chandler

Book(s) Reviewed

  • What is Québécois Literature?: Reflections on the Literary History of Francophone Writing in Canada by Rosemary Chapman
  • In Translation: Honouring Sheila Fischman by Sherry Simon

Versatile Service (p. 139-41)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The (Post) Mistress by Tomson Highway
  • Kim's Convenience by Ins Choi

Other Voices (p. 141-42)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Dante's House by Richard Greene
  • At the Limit of Breath by Stephen Scobie
  • Alongside by Anne Compton

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wings of Glass by Amberlee Kolson
  • Voices in the Waterfall by Beth Cuthand
  • Five Wives Club: Coast Salish Style by Lee Maracle

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Family China by Ann Shin
  • Blind Items by Dina Del Bucchia

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Transcultural Imaginaries: History and Globalization in Contemporary Canadian Literature by Nora Tunkel
  • Investigating Canadian Identities: 10th Anniversary Contributions by Anna Pia De Luca

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Virtualis: Topologies of the Unreal by Christine Stewart and David Dowker
  • Signed Wings by Lola Lemire Tostevin
  • Hordes of Writing by Chus Pato and Erín Mouré

Book(s) Reviewed

  • What Lies Behind by Luann Hiebert
  • Skein of Days by Sonja Greckol
  • Monkey Soap by Glen Downie

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Shell of the Tortoise: Four Essays & an Assemblage by Don McKay
  • Deep Too by Stan Dragland

Book(s) Reviewed

  • King of Thieves by George F. Walker
  • Bolsheviki by David Fennario
  • Eight Men Speak by Richard Wright and Robin Endres

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Transgressive Transcripts: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Chinese Canadian Women's Writing by Bennett Yu-Hsiang Fu

Book(s) Reviewed

  • What Does A House Want? by Gary Geddes
  • A Woman Clothed in Words by Mark Abley and Anne Szumigalski

Transformations (p. 155-56)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Emblems of James Reaney by Thomas Gerry
  • Performing Autobiography: Contemporary Canadian Drama by Jenn Stephenson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Extraordinary by David Gilmour
  • Crossing the Continent by Sheila Fischman and Michel Tremblay

Genre and Gender (p. 158-60)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Gendered News: Media Coverage and Electoral Politics in Canada by Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant
  • Boom!: Manufacturing Memoir for the Popular Market by Julie Rak

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Catching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War I by Neta Gordon

Book(s) Reviewed

  • There Are No Solid Gold Dancers Anymore by Adrienne Weiss
  • MxT by Sina Queyras
  • Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects by Catherine Graham

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Wind Thrashing Your Heart by Don Kerr
  • Riot Lung by Leah Horlick

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In the Black: New African Canadian Literature by Althea Prince
  • Austin Clarke: Essays on His Works. by Camille Isaacs

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Specks by Michael McClure
  • Songs That Remind Us of Factories by Danny Jacobs
  • Poems & Anti-Poems by Shane Rhodes

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Memory of Water by Allen Smutylo
  • Ethical Encounters: Spaces and Selves in the Writings of Rudy Wiebe by Janne Korkka

Meta-Stories (p. 167-68)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Turn Us Again by Charlotte R. Mendel
  • The Wittenbergs by Sarah Klassen

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Social History of Ideas in Quebec, 1760-1896 by Howard Scott, Phyllis Aronoff and Yvan Lamonde

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Reproductive Acts: Sexual Politics in North American Fiction and Film by Heather Latimer
  • In the Flesh: Twenty Writers Explore the Body by Lynne Van Luven and Kathy Page

What is CanLit? (p. 173-74)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Sweet Girl by Annabel Lyon
  • The Purchase by Linda Spalding

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Standing Up with Ga'axsta'las: Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom by Leslie A. Robertson and Kwagu'l Gixsam Clan

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sanctioned Ignorance: The Politics of Knowledge Production and the Teaching of Literatures in Canada by Paul Martin

The Debt (p. 177-79)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry by Valerie Mason-John and Kevan Anthony Cameron
  • Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke by Joseph Pivato

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Muse by Mary Novik

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Paradise & Elsewhere: Stories by Kathy Page

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada: Making Books and Mapping Culture by Ruth Panofsky

Counting the Cost (p. 182-84)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sussex Drive: Inside the Backrooms and the Bedrooms of the Nation by Linda Svendsen
  • Lucky by Kathryn Para

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Omen in the Year of the Ox by Steven Price
  • Forge by Jan Zwicky

Ice and Identity (p. 186-88)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • In Antarctica: An Amundsen Pilgrimage by Jay Ruzesky
  • Glacial Erratics by Pete Sarsfield and Kim Mann
  • Ajjiit: Dark Dream of the Ancient Arctic by Sean A. Tinsley and Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Mathématique intimes by Lori Saint-Martin

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Made in Canada, Read in Spain: Essays on the Translation and Circulation of English-Canadian Literature by Pilar Somacarrera

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Stonehenge Letters by Harry Karlinksy
  • Empress of the Night: A Novel of Catherine the Great by Eva Stachniak

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Indigenous Women and Feminism: Politics, Activism, Culture by Jean Barman, Jeanne Perreault, Cheryl Suzack and Shari M. Huhndorf
  • For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War by Timothy C. Winegard

Family Matters (p. 193-94)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
  • All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews

Relentless Torture (p. 195-96)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Omar Khadr, Oh Canada by Janice Williamson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Telling Truths: Storying Motherhood by Sheena Wilson and Diana Davidson