Book of the Month Club
“It was so odd just being in the same room as Darcy again. He looked…different. Not like he had a new haircut or a mustache or anything ridiculous like that, but he [read on]
Part autobiography, part memoir, John Parisella’s latest book takes a retrospective look about Quebec politics from the 1970s to the 1990s.
T. A. Wellington reviews Graham McCann’s book “A Very Courageous Decision”, charting the making of what should have been Britain’s Best Sitcom.
T. A. Wellington reviews “The Boy Detective”, a memoir by Roger Rosenblatt looking back on life in New York in the 1940s.
T. A. Wellington reviews Alan Cumming’s “Not My Father’s Son”, an emotional memoir about growing up with an abusive father.
T. A. Wellington reviews the much-anticipated “new” book from Harper Lee, the first draft of To Kill a Mockingbird: Go Set a Watchman.
“Pluto is still the same world it was before the announcement. The change in status from planet to dwarf planet didn’t affect its physical parameters one bit. But it does [read on]
Review of Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell’s book “Empty Mansions”, telling the tale of an independent woman living at the turn of the century.
Review of “The Collected Poems of Samuel Beckett”, edited by Seán Lawlor and John Pilling.
Our staff’s picks for summer reading 2015.
A tale about a professor who takes the term “fanboy” to an entirely new level, and not just metaphysically.
“The dead die hard, they are trespassers on the beyond, they must take the place as they find it, the shafts and manholes back into the muck, till such time as the lord of [read on]
“Every crew brings its own small, tethered ‘g meter,’ a toy or figurine we hang in front of us so we know when we are weightless. Ours was Klyopa, a small knitted doll [read on]
“Respect your instrument. Its offices will surprise. Work for true poems true to you. The rest are Styrofoam and glue.” (“Four Tweets to a Young Poet”) John McAuley [read on]
Neil Gaiman’s latest is a journey into the magic of childhood and its contrast with the rationality of adults.
Reflections on how World War I brokered the world peace of today.
Machiavelli re-examined as a not a scheming civil servant.
Book about quantum physics from the CBC Massey lectures reviewed here.
Lance Duerfahrd explores waiting for Godot and the significance of its various performances.
Short story collection by former news anchor captures broad segment of society.