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Book Review
Nov 13, 2014

Hot nights, Toronto streets: What is love enough?

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
Aug 21, 2014

Quirky? No way! Montreal is bordering on bizarre

Shannon Tien
Love short stories? Love Montreal? This collection is for you! Anna Leventhal moves past romanticizing her city to produce fiction that goes beyond the "quirky" to the screwed up and utterly strange.
Book Review
Jun 19, 2014

Doretta Lau sets a new standard in Canadian literature

Yutaka Dirks
Doretta Lau examines the experiences of Asian-Canadians in her debut collection "How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?" and expands on her motivations for the collection.
Book Review
Jun 12, 2014

'El Niño' draws attention to the issues of migrant labour

Christina Turner
The U.S.-Mexico border. Myriad forms of suffering. Relationships between migrant workers and privileged people. 'El Niño' is a book that fits into the narrative of labour and migrant workers.
Book Review
Feb 21, 2013

Review: A Hologram for the King, by Dave Eggers

Claudio D'Andrea
Following his blockbuster memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and two well-received works of short fiction, the scope of Eggers' work has widened to embrace the world.
Book Review
Jan 25, 2013

Book review: The Almond Tree

Haseena Manek
The Almond Tree is the fictional memoir of Ichmad Hamid, a Palestinian man who is forced to the head of the family at the age of 12 when his father is arrested for terrorism.

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