Talking Ducks

Michael Hayward reviews The Old Castle’s Secret by Carl Barks. more »

Oct 22, 2014 Reviews

The Saddest Place on Earth

“I walked into the garage, and found a teenage boy in a tank top and shorts." Kathryn Mockler's poems eschew meaningless metaphors for direct language. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Reviews

Behind Closed Doors

Michael Hayward reviews My Struggle Book 1: A Death in the Family by Karl Ove Knausgård. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Reviews

Matters of Life and Death

Lily Gontard reviews Nocturne: On the Life and Death of My Brother by Helen Humphreys. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Reviews

Working with Wool

Patty Osborne reviews Working with Wool, A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater by Sylvia Olsen. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Reviews

The Life and Breath of the World

Michael Hayward reviews Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World, co-edited by Trevor Carolan and Frank Stewart. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Reviews

Punks and Beats

Patty Osborne reviews Razorcake and Tom Tom Magazine, two offbeat punk music publications. more »

Aug 27, 2014 Reviews

Teary-Eyed Testosterone

Thad McIlroy reviews Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Reviews

Famous Foods

Michael Hayward reviews Luke Barr's Provence, 1970, an investigation of the winter when six major culinary figures lived together in France. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Reviews

Closer to Memory Than Imagination

Patty Osborne reviews Air Carnation, a story by Guadalupe Muro that combines the author's personal memoirs with poetry, songwriting and fiction. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Reviews

Scumbags Behaving Badly

Jennesia Pedri reviews Gonzalo Riedel's wonderfully disastrous short story collection, Behaving This Way Is All I Have Left. more »

Jul 30, 2014 Reviews

The Celebrated Crad

Thad McIlroy reads Kilodney Does Shakespeare and Other Stories by Lorette Luzajic, the only book that discusses Crad Kilodney’s life and writing. more »

Jul 30, 2014 Reviews

Fail Tales

Michal Kozlowski attends the book launch and opening night for Gender Failure, a music and storytelling show by Rae Spoon and Ivan Coyote. more »

Jul 23, 2014 Reviews

Frenetic, Instructive, Bossy

Patty Osborne reviews four new books from Mansfield Press. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Reviews

Arctic Roots

Mandelbrot reviews Vanishing Point, a documentary by Stephen A. Smith and Julia Szucs. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Reviews

Not Quite Home

Dylan Gyles reviews They Never Told Me and Other Stories by Austin Clarke. more »

Jul 9, 2014 Reviews

Finding Paradise

Mandelbrot reviews Maps of Paradise by Alessandro Scafi, a history of humanity's attempts to locate utopia. more »

Jun 25, 2014 Reviews

Girls in Gangs

Roni Simunovic reviews Ashley Little's BC Book Prize-winning novel, Anatomy of a Girl Gang, which follows the story of five teenage girls growing up in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. more »

Jun 4, 2014 Reviews

Fresh Hell

Stephen Osborne reviews Mary Jo Bang's translation of Dante's Inferno. more »

May 28, 2014 Reviews

Cool Yule

A review of a winter holiday show presented by The Vancouver Rainbow Concert Band, the first and only LGBTQ band in Canada. more »

Mar 19, 2014 Reviews



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