Selected Book Reviews

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Book(s) Reviewed

  • Listening for the Heartbeat of Being: The Arts of Robert Bringhurst by Brent Wood and Mark Dickinson

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Retooling the Humanities: The Culture of Research in Canadian Universities by Smaro Kamboureli and Daniel Coleman

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Tom Thomson: Artist of the North by Wayne Larsen
  • Reflective Landscapes of the Anglophone Countries by Pascale Guibert

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Hidden Thing by Dora Dueck
  • The Octave of All Souls by Robert Eady
  • The Practice of Perfection by Mary Frances Coady

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Muse by Mary Novik
Subjects: Novel

Word Alchemy (p. 180-181)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • How Happy Became Homosexual: And Other Mysterious Semantic Shifts by Howard Richler

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

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

  • Finding the Words: Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules by Jared Bland

Book(s) Reviewed

  • A Sisterhood of Suffering and Service: Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland During the First World War by Sarah Glassford and Amy Shaw