Category: Non-fiction.

Book Review: El Jefe, The Stalking of Chapo Guzman by Alan Feuer

Book Review: El Jefe, The Stalking of Chapo Guzman by Alan Feuer

As I plan and prepare for my bookish gift-giving guide for the 2020 holidays, I find myself dipping into books I wouldn’t normally pick up. Many of my long-time readers are probably a bit curious about the selection of books I’ve been diving into lately,...
Book Review: A History of my Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Book Review: A History of my Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

The more I read, the more eager I am for a challenge, or at the very least, the more I want to read stories that aren’t entirely straightforward or obvious. After the entertaining Harry’s Trees from last week, I headed back to my book shelf in search of a...
Book Review: Consider This by Chuck Palahniuk

Book Review: Consider This by Chuck Palahniuk

I haven’t actually read a book by Chuck Palahniuk since his 2010 release Tell-All, which is also the year I met him, and helped organized his event here in Calgary. His writing memoir Consider This, Moments in my Writing Life After Which Everything Was Different...
Book Review: How to Raise a Reader by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

Book Review: How to Raise a Reader by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

I’ve spoken before about how much I enjoy reading parenting books that teach what I already know-I love being preached to, as a member of the choir! I get a smug sense of satisfaction, sort of like sitting through a class that you already know the lesson of....
Book Review: Camp Girls by Iris Krasnow

Book Review: Camp Girls by Iris Krasnow

Did you go to summer camp when you were a kid? Does the thought of summer drum up memories of lakes, pine trees, and lazy canoe rides as the sun sets? I was lucky enough to head up north each summer to my family cottage when I was a kid, and because my Mom was a...