Category: Humour.

Book Review: Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

Book Review: Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

Back in February I was lucky enough to sit in a theatre audience and listen to David Sedaris live and in-person, try out some of the stories from his upcoming release, Happy-Go-Lucky. Based on what he read and how he spoke of it, I knew it was going to have some...
Book Review: Dead Mom Walking by Rachel Matlow

Book Review: Dead Mom Walking by Rachel Matlow

I’ve had the book Dead Mom Walking by Rachel Matlow on my shelf for what feels like ages (its only been two years, but that’s a long time for me). I had read really positive reviews of it when it was released, and I knew it was going to be funny, so I kept...
Book Review: Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

Book Review: Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

While on vacation I indulged by reading my favourite author of all time, David Sedaris. I picked up this quirky little collection of animal-themed stories Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk at the Calgary Reads book sale a few months ago, and because this is a departure from his...
Book Review: Meaty by Samantha Irby

Book Review: Meaty by Samantha Irby

I half-heartedly complain about the fact that I rarely get to read what I want to, when I want to. When I’m balancing a full-time job with a contract reading gig for the CBC I need to prioritize what books I pick up, which usually means I’m reading the...
Book Review: Jameela Green Ruins Everything by Zarqa Nawaz

Book Review: Jameela Green Ruins Everything by Zarqa Nawaz

When I originally received this book for review, I dismissed it thinking it was YA, which I don’t normally read except under special circumstances. But after seeing it appear on more than one ‘notable spring books’ list, I thought I’d give it a...
Book Review: A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

Book Review: A Carnival of Snackery by David Sedaris

I had been saving the latest book from David Sedaris on my shelf for awhile, because I wanted to ‘treat’ myself to it when I was ready to enjoy my favourite author without interruptions. So when I managed to score myself a ticket to his Calgary show on...