Book Review
Mar 31, 2016

The power of memory and storytelling

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.
Mar 19, 2013

Play: How Has My Love Affected You?

Marcus Youssef is well-known for his plays on political issues from the invasion of Iraq to Canadian involvement in Afghanistan. His most recent production moves into more personal territory.
Book Review
Mar 1, 2012
Eating Dirt

Eating Dirt: A tree-planting tale

Noreen Mae Ritsema
Eating Dirt is the veteran tree planter Charlotte Gill's homage to not only planting life, but to the larger context in which deforestation and reforestation take place.
Book Review
Jan 19, 2012
Lost and Found in London

Lost and Found in London

Kathleen O'Hara
In this excerpt from Lost and Found in London Kathleen's chance encounter with a stranger brings about unexpected change and self-reflection at a time of crisis.
Nov 2, 2011

Memoir: Something Fierce

Carmen Aguirre discusses her newly published memoir about her coming of age during the years following the Pinochet coup in Chile.
Book Review
Jul 28, 2011
This Dangerous Place

Betty Krawczyk's story

Betty Krawczyk
While imprisoned for Contempt of Court in the spring of 2003, Betty Krawczyk searched for understanding into her own actions before the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Dec 23, 2010

A Journey: My Political Life

Activist and author Derrick O'Keefe made his way through this 700-page political reflection by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and shares his thoughts on what he found there.
Book Review
Nov 25, 2010
Tony Blair: A Journey

Tony Blair's Journey: A memoir with 'balls'

Derrick O'Keefe
The 700-page reflections of the former British PM who infamously stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with George W. Bush contain precious few twists or unexpected insights.
Oct 14, 2010

John le Carré: Calling out the traitors

John le Carré, the former British spy turned spy novelist, has some grave words for Tony Blair. Years after the invasion of Iraq, the former British prime minister is encountering serious protests.


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