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Smile by Roddy Doyle

by Edith Cody-Rice  Roddy Doyle's 11th novel Smile is a departure from his previous humour laden novels. With a sharp wit and piercing insight, Roddy...

Canoeing memoir at Mill Street Books

Ottawa author Phil Weir send us this information about his new memoir, available at Mill Street Books. If Algonquin Park holds a special place in your...

A Reckoning by Linda Spalding

by Edith Cody-Rice By any measure, Linda Spalding has written a very good book. I would count it as one of my favourite novels of...

Book Review – Someone You Love is Gone by Gurjinder Basran

by Edith Cody-Rice Gurjinder Basran is a second generation Canadian and this, her second novel,  could have been written as an "immigrant" novel, detailing the...

Book Review – The Address by Fiona Davis

by Edith Cody-Rice The address of the title refers to the famous Dakota apartment building in upper west side New York, home in the twentieth...

Book review: “The Vanishing Middle Class”

a book review by: R. Sukhu In his book "The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy",  Peter Temin, professor of economics ...

The Only Café by Linden MacIntyre – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice Linden MacIntyre has mastered the art of the page turner and unlike some other authors who have acquired that skill, Linden can...

A Bold and Dangerous Family by Caroline Moorehead – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice  The world wars of the 20th century and the periods in between have produced an endless array of true stories crying out...

Book Review: “Indigenous Writes”

"Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Metis & Inuit Issues in Canada", by Chelsea Vowel Review by Nancy Adams-Kramp “Indigenous Writes engages, enrages and engrosses. With boldness and...

Swing Time by Zadie Smith – book review

by Edith Cody-Rice I always feel a 'frisson' of anticipation when I approach a Zadie Smith novel. Something about her writing is delightful. She has...

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