Monthly Archives: December 2017

Gruffalo, Gruffalo Children, and Highway Rats, Oh My!!!

From The Record, December 1st, 2017 –Shanna Bernier This week’s column doesn’t deep-dive into any particular parenting issues or explore a particular theme. I simply felt inspired to write a review/recommendation for two books by the same talented and creative … Continue reading

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Oblivion—Dark, Dark, Dark Oblivion

From The Record, November 24th, 2017 –Stephen Sheeran Ever one to challenge the staid notion of a “good read” I offer today a perusal of Sergei Lebedev’s Oblivion. Originally published in Russian, the novel has recently been translated (2016) by … Continue reading

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Memories Are Made of This, by Ann Mitchell

From The Record, November 17th, 2017 –Melanie Cutting Back in the winter of 2016, Jan Draper, Kyl Chhatwal and I led a series of “writing workshops” as part of the Our Stories project funded through the federal government’s Canada 150 … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid of the Dark?

From The Record, November 10th, 2017 –Shanna Bernier I recall being afraid of the dark as a small child. I had a night-light, which essentially solved the problem. I was a nervous kid, so there was always something freaking me … Continue reading

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Introducing Ove the Grouch!

From The Record, November 3rd 2017 –Vincent Cuddihy It seems I have graduated from reviewing books that I have received as gifts to reviewing books that my wife has been given. The same friend who introduced us to Max Tudor … Continue reading

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Save the Banes for Henry James, ‘Cause Henry Don’t Eat No…

From The Record, October 27, 2017 –Stephen Sheeran I have to qualify at the outset. The Sacred Fount by Henry James (1843 – 1916) is a good read—“good” as in the following:  “It’ll take a good two hours for your … Continue reading

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Morrisey’s The Fortunate Brother Intrigues!

From the Record, October 20th, 2017 –Melanie Cutting There is a subset of Can Lit dedicated to books by and about Newfoundlanders (with the accent on “land” when spoken).  This small but talented group of authors has fiercely dedicated followers, … Continue reading

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