Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: Well, This is Exhausting by Sophia Benoit

Book Review: Well, This is Exhausting by Sophia Benoit

I’m finding myself drawn to collections of essays more and more as I get older. Perhaps it’s because I have less time on my hands, so reading self-contained chapters is more rewarding, or maybe it’s because I’m just curious about other...
Book Review: On Time and Water by Andri Snaer Magnason

Book Review: On Time and Water by Andri Snaer Magnason

In the past few months I’ve reviewed a few works of climate fiction, but apparently they didn’t cause me enough anxiety so I kicked it up a notch with some non-fiction about our impending climate disaster instead. On Time and Water by Andri Snaer Magnason,...
Book Review: Don’t Call it a Cult by Sarah Berman

Book Review: Don’t Call it a Cult by Sarah Berman

I may be giving you the wrong idea by calling this book a true crime. Don’t Call it a Cult by Sarah Berman isn’t about a murder, but it most definitely details the committing of a crime, numerous crimes, hundreds of little acts that constitute breaking the...
Book Review: Paying the Land by Joe Sacco

Book Review: Paying the Land by Joe Sacco

It’s important that as you read my review, you understand that this is my first Joe Sacco book. Of course I’ve heard of him, but Paying the Land is the first book of his that has really appealed to me, maybe because it’s rooted in Canada and deals...
Book Review: Ladies Get Paid by Claire Wasserman

Book Review: Ladies Get Paid by Claire Wasserman

Does a book cover with hot pink letters and the word “Ladies” in the title give you a certain impression of what you’ll find inside? If you’re anything like me, you may write a book off simply based on its colour scheme alone (why does it have...