Book Review: Householders by Kate Cayley

Book Review: Householders by Kate Cayley

Having read a few reviews of Householders by Kate Cayley, I started to view this book that Biblioasis sent me (bless them) as a hidden gem that only people ‘in the know’ were reading and writing about. A starred review in Quill and Quire cinched it for me...
Book Review: Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta

Book Review: Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta

Can I get a hurrah for linked short story collections? Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta is a quiet yet decisive book that doesn’t gloss over the first and second generation immigrant experience in Canada. And instead of getting a disjointed look at these...
Book Review: The Loss of All Lost Things by Amina Gautier

Book Review: The Loss of All Lost Things by Amina Gautier

People who work at or attend universities seem to make numerous appearances in Amina Gautier’s collection of short stories The Loss of All Lost Things. Is this a problem? No, of course not, and it makes a lot of sense when you discover that Gautier is a...

Book Review: Honeydew by Edith Pearlman

I started reading this book in Canada, and I finished reading it in Germany. This doesn’t really ¬†have anything to do with the way I enjoyed it, I just wanted to brag about the fact that I’m travelling to fun places right now. Instead of taking pictures of...