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Book Review
Dec 22, 2010

2010's best in rabble reviews

Noreen Mae Ritsema
A look back at the books reviewed in rabble's book lounge this past year reveals that it has been a diverse year for progressive books.
Book Review
Aug 5, 2010

Van Camp spins tales from the North

Jorge Antonio Vallejos
Richard Van Camp's new collection of short fiction brings stories from the North to the rest of Turtle Island.
Book Review
Jun 24, 2010
500 Years of Resistance

Artist revisits 500 Years of Resistance

Niranjana Iyer
Gord Hill's 500 Years of Resistance Comic Book sets out to retell colonial history from a Native American perspective. Excerpt included!
Book Review
May 14, 2010
Norman Finkelstein: This Time We Went Too Far: Truth and Consequences in the Gaza Invasion

Finkelstein's hope for Gaza

Aaron Leonard
Norman Finkelstein's new book brings together the disparate pieces of Israel's 2008 invasion of Gaza, which left 1,400 Palestinians dead, and sets forth grounds for hope. Excerpt included.
Book Review
May 7, 2010
Radical Homemakers

Radical homemakers on the rebound

Katie O'Connor
Imagine a world where well educated men and women choose to reject the high stress, consumerist corporate world in favour of tending to kith and kin. Shannon Hayes introduces the "radical homemakers."
Book Review
Apr 22, 2010

Happy Earth Day! Alternatives' new eco books

Peter Stock
The Alternatives Journal podcast released their second annual books edition the audio complement to the third Alternatives Journal books print issue.
Book Review
Apr 16, 2010
Hipless Boy by Sherwin Tjia

Hipless in Montreal

Jessica Rose
Set against a backdrop of urban Montreal, The Hipless Boy is a collection of 45 semi-autobiographical short stories by Sully, the pen name of poet, graphic novelist and illustrator Sherwin Tjia.
Book Review
Apr 9, 2010

Words for a new world

Jorge Antonio Vallejos
The "fifth world" is one imagined by Anna Marie Sewell, a poet of Mi'gmaq and Slavic roots. In Fifth World Drum Sewell recounts her experiences with identity, her search for culture and spirituality.

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