Book Review Nov 8
 Adventures in Debt Collection
Charles Demers | Those whoâe(TM)ve been following the career of Vancouver poet Wayde Compton have long awaited the first publication from Commodore Books, the âeoefirst and only black literary press in West
Book Review Nov 7
rabble staff | PEN Canada's annual fall gala benefit, hosted by Ann-Marie McDonald late in October, featured some of the best and brightest writers working today. Listen in to readings by Nigerian Nobel laureate Wo
Book Review Oct 26
 Bottom Bracket: A Sumach Mystery
Vivian Meyer | <i>When I heard the squeal of tires, I looked up disbelievingly as the car barrelled toward me. How could anyone drive so fast in the confines of the Market? With a lurch of the heart, I realized the
Book Review Oct 26
 Strange Times at Western High: A Natalie Fuentes Mystery
Emily Pohl-Weary | Sixteen years old and the new kid at school, Natalie Fuentes would like nothing better than to avoid attention. But before making it to even her first class, Natalie witnesses a brutal attack by a ma
Book Review Oct 19
 art on black/she in transishun
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha | The publication of d'bi.young's <I>art on black</I> is one of those community milestones you wait for. And young is one of those artists you see around over the years and want to watch where she's
Book Review Oct 12
 Rich Britain: The Rise and Rise of the New Super-wealthy
Mat Little | There is no invisible hand at work helping the rich get richer explains Stewart Lansley in <I>Rich Britain: The Rise and Rise of the New Super-wealthy</I>. It is simply a system of cronyism in which
Book Review Oct 4
 Social Acupuncture: A guide to suicide, performance and utopia
Peter McCamus | In <I>Social Acupuncture: A guide to suicide, performance and utopia</I>, Darren O'Donnell takes aim at the na&#195;&#175;vet&#195;&#169; of &#226;eoefun&#226;e and &#226;eoefeel good&#226;e artist
Book Review Sep 28
 Bow Grip
Meagan Perry | <I>Bow Grip</I> is Ivan E. Coyote&#226;e(TM)s first novel and it marks a bit of a departure for the popular storyteller. The autobiographical tales of life in the Yukon are gone. Nonetheless, it pres
Book Review Sep 21
 Que(e)rying Evangelism: Growing a community from the outside in
Lydia Perovic | Nocan-we-all-get-alongChristianity of theamorphous blob God&#226;e"the inoffensive,multi-denominationalcreature of so manywriters of the contemporary left&#226;e"here. In <I>Que(e)rying Evangelism,</
Book Review Sep 8
 Racial Profiling in Canada: Challenging the Myth of a Few Bad Apples
Shannon Devine | The aim of <I>Racial Profiling in Canada</I> is not to establish the practice of racial profiling &#226;e" that&#226;e(TM)s already well documented. Still, the authors offer ample evidence to context
Book Review Sep 7
 Red Light: Superheroes, Saints and Sluts
Joy Parks | In her brilliantly rebellious introduction,Anna Camilleri lays out her purpose in <I>RedLight</I>: to give voice to the hidden heroines,to shine light on those icons that existbeyond the safety and s
Book Review Sep 6
 Threads of Labour: Garment Industry Supply Chains from the Workers&#226;e(TM) Perspective
Ann Scholl | Despite the occasional newspaper headline highlighting the conditions under which our clothes are made, the exploitation in garment factories persists under an intricate web of subcontracting chains
Book Review Jul 20
 The Equations: Icons of Knowledge
Yohannes Edemariam | <i>The Equations</i> is in part an argument against what its author, Sander Bias, calls &#226;eoethe fashionable dogma&#226;e of avoiding equations in popular science writing. The book aims to refut
Book Review Jul 19
Margaret Christakos | George Elliott Clarke&#226;e(TM)s <i>Black</i> repeats itself repletely, seething with energy, potently eruptive, a droning call (yes, a cauldron) packed with puns, assonance, consonance, fueled by a
Book Review Jul 18
 Refugee Sandwich: Stories of Exile and Asylum
Michelle Langlois | Former chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board Peter Showler delivers thirteen eye-opening vignettes that take the reader inside Canada's refugee determination process. <I>Refugee Sandwich</