Book Review Feb 12
Yutaka Dirks | Acts of sex. Acts of violence. Raw physicality. Shawn Syms' 'Nothing Looks Familiar' explores bodies and sexuality of today's flawed beings.
Book Review Feb 5
Kelly Rose Pflug-Back | The Canadian government's treatment of Indigenous people both historically and presently makes one thing clear: It only wants a relationship of taking land and resources.
Book Review Jan 29
Azeezah Kanji | Women's political resistance and detention has been going on since, well colonialism, imperialism and the capitalist state. 'Captive Revolution' focuses on the participation of Palestinian women.
Book Review Jan 22
Jessie Housty | Imagine Canada's future. What does it look like? In this excerpt, we read what Jessie Housty, an Indigenous community leader from the Heiltsuk First Nation, envisions for Canada.
Book Review Jan 15
Paul Weinberg | What?! There's another reason to worry about the planet? Why yes. If we don't get control over our water usage, we will be up the creek without any water.
Book Review Jan 8
Amira Elghawaby | By 2030, Canada's growth will be entirely based on immigration. So it seems it is in everyone's best interest to welcome newcomers, but you wouldn't gather that by the current laws and changes.
Book Review Dec 18
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Kaitlin McNabb | Book reviews! Get your book reviews here! We reviewed numerous books in the book lounge this year and here are a few of the standouts.
Book Review Dec 11
Amira Elghawaby | Harperism has been sweeping Canada! You know that blend of neoliberal politics, mixed with swift denial and blatant lies. How did we get here, and more importantly, will we ever get out?
Book Review Dec 4
Daniel Tseghay | Kinder Morgan. Enbridge. Keystone. TransCanada. These companies and Big Business threaten our planet. What will you do about it?
Book Review Nov 27
Emma Morgan-Thorp | Are Canadian writers defined by their Canadianness? What is the genre of CanLit even defined as any more? Who should you read? Eliza Robertson answers all these questions and more!
Book Review Nov 20
Michelle Reid | Access to abortion is a right in Canada. While we do have an active anti-abortion minority in Canada, pro-choice people are also guilty of silencing women's choices at times. Why?
Book Review Nov 13
Tiana Reid | Dionne Brand's new novel 'Love Enough' does not disappoint. The constantly moving city is the backdrop to the characters that swirl all around in various incantations of love. What can love endure?
Book Review Nov 6
Justin Podur | What happens when a detective novel moves beyond the regular narrative of police and criminal and the law, and looks at the political context? You get 'The Demands of the Dead'.
Book Review Oct 30
Nathaniel G. Moore | Canadian poetry and activism mix? You bet! 'From the Poplars' puts a spotlight on B.C. history and the Qayqayt First Nation in this call to arms for environmental consciousness.
Book Review Oct 23
Geoff Martin | The production and consumption of news is a fundamental liberal democracy. So what happens when one of Canada's richest families owns all the papers in New Brunswick?

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