Book Review Aug 23
 Blissful Times
Lynn McClory | Filtered through multiple translations, Sandra Allandâe(TM)s poems respond to the dangers of unexplored distance between our speaking and our listening. Can we measure, the poems seem to ask, ho
Book Review Aug 15
 Dying for a Home: Homeless Activists Speak Out
Cathy Crowe | I used to call homelessness our dirty little secret, but itâe(TM)s not so secret anymore, is it? This is the Canadian experience that tourist books donâe(TM)t mention, but tourists still se
Book Review Aug 9
 Prison Voices
Shawn Syms | The contributors write about how imprisonment has changed their lives in voices that ring with authenticity. Prisoners share some of the same dreams, strengths and imperfections as the rest of us. By
Book Review Aug 8
 Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Manâe(TM)s Prison
Shawn Syms | T.J. Parsell was incarcerated in Michigan in 1978, but chose to write about the experience a quarter-century later, after witnessing a group of young store clerks laughing about a prison-rape scene s
Book Review Jul 21
 Untapped: The scramble for Africaâe(TM)s Oil
Yohannes Edemariam | After 9/11, American politicians are eager to undo their dependency on the Middle East, and it has been estimated that by 2015, twenty-five per cent of the oil imported by the U.S. will come from Afr
Book Review Jul 17
 Shelf Monkey
Melanie Redman | In Corey Redekop's tale, disgruntled bookstore employees and librarians form a secret society, the Shelf Monkeys âe" an outlet for their frustration at the pathetic book choices of the masses.
Book Review Jul 4
Charles Demers | Revolutionarily, Anne Stone&#226;e(TM)s brilliant story of a missing teenager subverts and inverts the missing-women paradigm completely by making the missing themselves into the <I>archetypes</I> of
Book Review Jun 28
 Holding the Bully's Coat Canada and the U.S. Empire
Linda McQuaig | The senior ranks of the Canadian Forces and the department of National Defence have long been frustrated by the Canadian public&#226;e(TM)s fondness for peacekeeping and the UN, and have pushed for b
Book Review Jun 27
rabble book lounge staff | We at <I>rabble</i> have decided to join with Palestinian solidarity activists in their boycott of the Chapters/Indigo family of companies. As a result, we will no longer be publicizing events takin
Book Review Jun 21
 Speaking in tongues: PEN Canada writers in exile
Alex Samur | The first anthology of its kind, <I>Speaking in tongues: PEN Canada writers in exile</I> provides insight into the immutable realities of life as both a new Canadian and a writer in exile. The anthol
Book Review Jun 14
 Cowboy in Caracas: A North American&#226;e(TM)s Memoir of Venezuela&#226;e(TM)s Democratic Revolution
Derrick O'Keefe | Missing in the action of the battle of Bush vs. Chavez is the context that gave rise to what is today arguably the world&#226;e(TM)s most radical and significant political movement. The world knows p
Book Review Jun 7
 Sacred Games
Manmohan Panesar | <i>Sacred Games</i> is anything but a straightforward crime story. The tale of the dead crime boss is revealed slowly in a confessional that tracks his rise to power, his triumphs and his failures.
Book Review May 31
 The Mole Chronicles
Rebecca Silver Slayter | Genetically predisposed toward malignant moles, <i>The Mole Chronicles</i>'s unnamed narrator and his sister, Lesley, are warned by their dermatologist to be cautious &#226;e" of the sun, of changin
Book Review May 25
 Ghost Plane: the inside story of the CIA&#226;e(TM)s secret rendition programme
Matt Carr | <I>Ghost Plane</I> exposes Kafkaesque world of kidnapping, torture and official lies and deceit, in which terrorist suspects are snatched off the streets by the representatives of the world&#226;e(TM
Book Review May 15
Ron Nurwisah | Take a detour this summer from the Canadian literary giants and try someone new. Three first-time novelists Get in the head of a small town slacker, in Joanne Proulx's <I>Anthem of a Reluctant Proph