Monthly Archives: July 2010

Taylor, Timothy: Stanley Park

Stanley Park Timothy Taylor Vintage Canada, 2001 Softcover First published in Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer, 2002 Review by: Kerry Riley “You are what you eat.” In his new book, Stanley Park, up and coming Vancouver writer Timothy Taylor … Continue reading

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MacLeod, Alistair: No Great Mischief

No Great Mischief Alistair MacLeod McClelland & Stewart, 1999 Hardcover First published: Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer, 2000 Review by: Kerry Riley Alistair MacLeod’s new book, No Great Mischief is, without a doubt, a book with baggage. Noted for … Continue reading

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Wiebe, Rudy: Sweeter Than All the World

Sweeter Than All the World Rudy Wiebe Knopf Canada, 2001 Hardcover First published in:  Books in Canada, 2002 Review by: Kerry Riley Adam Wiebe, the central protagonist in Canadian writer Rudy Wiebe’s wonderful new novel, Sweeter Than All the World, … Continue reading

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Johnston, Wayne: Baltimore’s Mansion

Baltimore’s Mansion, A Memoir Wayne Johnston Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1999 Hardcover First published in Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer, 2000 Review by: Kerry Riley Having just completed Wayne Johnston’s highly enjoyable account of his early family life in … Continue reading

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Johnston, Wayne: Colony of Unrequited Dreams

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams Wayne Johnston Knopf Canada, 1998 Hardcover First published in: Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer 1999 Review by Kerry Riley Former Newfoundlander Wayne Johnston’s recent fictionalized account of Joey Smallwood’s quest to bring Newfoundland into … Continue reading

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Richards, David Adams: Mercy Among the Children

Mercy Among the Children David Adams Richards Doubleday Canada 2000 First published: Haliburton County Echo, County Life 2001 Review by:  Kerry Riley The year 2000 saw the welcome return of author David Adams Richards to the Canadian literary scene with … Continue reading

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Richards, David Adams: The Bay of Love and Sorrows

The Bay of Love and Sorrows David Adams Richards McClelland and Stewart, 1998 First published in Haliburton County Echo, County Life Summer 1999. Review by:  Kerry Riley The release of a new work of fiction by New Brunswick-born author David … Continue reading

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