Selected Book Reviews

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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

  • The Rule of Stephens by Timothy Taylor
Subjects: Fiction

Book(s) Reviewed

  • William Hutt: Soldier Actor by Keith Garebian
  • Nature, Place, and Story: Rethinking Historic Sites in Canada by Claire Elizabeth Campbell
  • L.M. Montgomery and War by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell
Subjects: Non-Fiction

Versatile Service (p. 139-41)

Book(s) Reviewed

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

Versions of History (p. 164-165)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Motorcycles & Sweetgrass by Drew Hayden Taylor
  • Dahanu Road by Anosh Irani

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Bellevue Square by Michael Redhill
  • Shot-Blue by Jesse Ruddock

Visualizations (p. 135-36)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Sweet Assorted: 121 Takes from a Tin Box by Jim Christy
  • hungree throat by bill bissett
  • Hamilton Illustrated by David Collier

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Guyana by Élise Turcotte
Subjects: Novel

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell Their Stories by Rashmi Luther, Vanaja Dhruvarajan, Ikram Jama, Yumi Kotani, Monia Mazigh, Peruvemba S. Jaya and Lucya Spencer

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Alice Munro's Miraculous Art: Critical Essays by Janice Flamengo and Gerald Lynch