Selected Book Reviews

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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

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Written as I Remember It: Teachings (?əms ta?aw) from the Life of a Sliammon Elder by Elise Paul, Paige Raibmon and Harmony Johnson
  • Me Artsy by Drew Hayden Taylor

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Internodes by Ken Belford
  • Escape Velocity by Carmelita McGrath
  • Cosmographia: A Post-Lucretian Faux Micro-Epic by Michael Boughn

Writing about Death (p. 147-149)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Suddenly by Bonnie Burnard
  • The Matter With Morris by David Bergen
Subjects: Novel

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Lily in the Snow by Yan Li
Subjects: Asian Canadian

Writing Regions (p. 232-234)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • The Shadows We Mistake for Love by Tom Wayman
  • Long Change by Don Gillmor
  • Writing the Okanagan by George Bowering

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Corridor Talk: Canadian Feminist Scholars Share Stories of Research Partnerships by Rachel Berman
  • Moss-Haired Girl: Confessions of a Circus Performer by Zara Zalinzi by R. H. Slansky

Writing the Body (p. 172-73)

Book(s) Reviewed

  • Ellipses by Andrea MacPherson
  • Bonsai Love by Diane L. Tucker