Book Review Jan 2
Andrew Wilmot | 'Anatomy of a Girl Gang' is an intense story of a gang of teenage girls in Vancouver called the Black Roses. Written as a series of testimonials, the book unfolds what we are really escaping from.
Book Review Dec 19
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Kaitlin McNabb | It's been a great year in the rabble book lounge! We'd like to celebrate by sharing some of our favourite original book reviews from 2013.
Book Review Dec 12
Jeff Miller | Toronto artist Will Munro's life is captured in this stirring biography about self exploration, community building and the intersection of art and identity.
Book Review Dec 5
Joel Harden | 'Building the Orange Wave' recounts the history of the NDP and their rise to Official Opposition. Joel Harden ponders the difference between that NDP and the present NDP and if the wave has collapsed?
Book Review Nov 28
Niranjana Iyer | Activist Harsha Walia writes on border imperialism drawing her critique from an anti-oppressive framework and stating that borders are an unfair global capitalist system causing global displacement.
Book Review Nov 21
Muna Mire | 'Fear of a Black Nation' documents an impressive amount of history about how race operates in modern North America and the actions of the Canadian Black Power movement.
Book Review Nov 14
Judy Rebick | Judy Rebick reflects on the new book 'Svend Robinson: A Life in Politics' and her political and personal relationship with former MP Svend Robinson and the political battles they waged together.
Book Review Nov 7
Aaron Leonard | Professor Geoff Mann discusses his book 'Disassembly Required' and how it engages those people who may not be fully informed about the status quo, but know they want to make a change from capitalism.
Book Review Oct 31
The Graphic History Collective | The Graphic History Collective released a new graphic novel about the labour organization the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labour and their contentious roots in Canada.
Book Review Oct 24
Meghan Murphy | Female sexuality and the libido have long been viewed as something of a mystery. Are slowing female libidos a disorder, a result of monogamy or just plain normal?
Book Review Oct 17
Dr. Theresa Turmel | Xat’sull Chief Bev Sellars' memoir 'They Called Me Number One' details her life from traumatic childhood to her transition as community leader and details the effects Indian residential schools had.
Book Review Oct 10
Jeff Miller | Lynn Coady's new book of short stories 'Hellgoing' resonates with the challenges of life and people's ability to persevere.
Book Review Oct 3
Joan Baxter | A new edition of the 'No Nonsense Guide to World Food' adds on more "food highlights" that could not have been predicted in 2008.
Book Review Sep 26
Katie Hyslop | Two new books discuss the experience of growing up indigenous: one through interviews with indigenous children, one through fictionalized autobiography.
Book Review Sep 21
Cathi Bond | Author Cathi Bond interviews children's entertainer and writer Raffi Cavoukian to get a more in depth look into his book #lightwebdarkweb and how social media affects children.