Thursday, February 25, 2010

Preview: Hooked on Canadian Books - The Good, the Better, and the Best Canadian Novels Since 1984

Having been a contributing reviewer for The Globe and Mail for more than twenty years, T.F. Rigelhof knows good literature. This conversational survey of the novels published since 1984 presents his readings of well-known Canadian writers while bringing the work of newer and lesser-known voices to more deserving attention.

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Friday, February 19, 2010

Preview: The Queen of Unforgetting

For a postgrad study, Mel takes a job at the newly reconstructed historical site at Sainte-Marie-among-the-Hurons, where Jean de Brébeuf and seven other missionaries met their tragic ends. But when an obsessed admirer threatens to destroy her academic career, Mel soon learns that delving into Ontario history is no escape from her own past.

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Monday, February 1, 2010

'Because I Have Loved and Hidden It' reviewed in Xtra

"The sights, sounds, smells and even tastes of Julia’s Plateau neighbourhood are articulated in glorious Technicolor. The reader is led on a journey around Montreal — and Moser’s obvious passion for her city makes it a very pleasant trip."

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