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Wiebe, Rudy: Come Back

Wiebe, Rudy Come Back Knopf Canada, 2014 HC 268 pages Western Canadian writer Rudy Wiebe’s latest novel, Come Back is a searing, psychologically rich cri de coeur — an elderly father’s confused, enraged, heartbroken appeal to the universe to find … Continue reading

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A Pilgrimage to Montreal’s Argo Bookshop

A Pilgrimage to Montreal’s  Argo Bookshop by: Kerry Riley It seems a very Canadian thing that this intrepid lover of Can Lit should find herself, one recent, sweltering but sunny blue July day, caught up in the raucous groove and … Continue reading

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A Kerry On Can Lit Wordle.

These are fun.   No surprise that “book” and “life” are so prominent and close! http://www.wordle.net/

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Not to worry

Not to worry, gentle readers … I have not expired.  Just on a short hiatus while I shepherd 72 teenagers through the final weeks of the semester and their final exams.  Back with bells on in early July!

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Apologies…

I’ve been laid low with the flu this week, but will be back online soon. In the meantime, a tidbit: A further Camus sighting, this time in Man Booker contender and British author, Julian Barnes’ novel The Sense of an … Continue reading

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Coming soon…

Working away on mechanical aspects of the blog this weekend. Coming soon…  “Light and love”  a review of Irma Voth by Miriam Toews.

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In the meantime…

Dear Reader: As a result of my penchant for perfectionism, even though the new review for Steven Hayward’s Don’t Be Afraid, is 99.99999999% complete, I can’t bring myself to publish it until it is 100%.  In the meantime, I thought … Continue reading

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