Book Review Jun 23
Alex Kerner | 'Let Them Stay' is a powerful account of the war resisters and their campaign as well as an important political tool as our current government considers whether to allow former soldiers to stay.
Book Review Jun 16
Mark Karlin | Around the world, women are pushing back against GMOs and corporate agriculture and building a food system that promotes health and justice for all.
Book Review Jun 9
Sarah Hipworth | The clever, substantial and slyly feminist novel "13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl" takes a deep look at beauty norms and society's perception of women through the eyes of Lizzie/Beth/Elizabeth/Liz.
Book Review Jun 2
Sarah Innis | Girls (or young women) and sex. It's a huge, complex and controversial topic. Author Peggy Orenstein gets to the heart of the issue: what messages are girls receiving and what are they actually doing?
Book Review May 26
Christina Turner | The ongoing corporatization of Canadian universities has become the subject of a burgeoning field of anti-Corporate U lit. This book applies the principles of the Slow Food movement to education.
Book Review May 19
Lauren Scott | Teva Harrison's debut graphic memoir offers an intimate look at the vibrant life of a cancer patient.
Book Review May 12
Haseena Manek | The Graphic History Collective illustrates an informative and illuminating timeline of Canada's complicated labour history. Consider this your call to arms.
Book Review May 5
Clarissa Fortin | In Ramprend, women come of age and lose one leg to a saw. Why? Delve into Huey Helene Alcaro's dystopian world of religious fervor and gender roles run amok.
Book Review Apr 28
Betsy Warland | New publisher Dagger Editions focuses on literature produced by and for queer woman. In this excerpt, Betsy Warland delves into a personal narrative of "a person of between."
Book Review Apr 21
John Sorenson | What is ecoterrorism? According to John Sorenson it is the creation of the animal industrial complex in order to attack the animal rights movement and discredit its work.
Book Review Apr 14
Yutaka Dirks | Sunil Yapa's new book has been making waves in the literary world. Yutaka Dirks relates his own experience at the "Battle of Seattle" and spoke with the author about his inspiration.
Book Review Apr 7
Clarissa Fortin | The legacy of residential schools is a horrible scar on Canadian history. Two poets address the impact of residential schools in two profoundly different ways: the imagined and the personal.
Book Review Mar 31
Christine Smith (McFarlane) | Author Lee Maracle shows why she is one of the greatest writers of her time with her new collection on storytelling. It (almost) left our reviewer speechless.
Book Review Mar 24
Laura Brightwell | Charlotte Cooper's book Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement studies the history of fat activism and seeks to challenge its current, more problematic, narratives.
Book Review Mar 17
Gerard Di Trolio | No recent conflict is as misunderstood as the Syrian Revolution assert authors Leila Al-Shami and Robin Yassin-Kassab. It should be seen as a revolution. Here's why.

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