Monthly Archives: March 2019

Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, translated by Rhonda Mullins

Review by Claire Grogan   Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette never knew her grandmother on her mother’s side. Curious to understand why this grandmother, Suzanne, a sometime painter and poet associated with Les Automatistes, a movement of dissident artists that included Paul-Émile Borduas, … Continue reading

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Today’s Leaders for Tomorrow 

By Shanna Bernier I have spent most of my adult life working with children and youth. I am a parent to two young girls. I have heard folks say many times, with the best of intentions, that youth are tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King

Reviewed by Melanie and Gerry Cutting If Stephen King is the “king” of horror fiction, Gerry Cutting is the king of the Stephen King novel, having read nearly all of them. He kindly agreed to speak with me about his … Continue reading

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Fragrant Harbour by John Lanchester

Reviewed by James Wilson ‘Fragrant Harbour’ is ‘Hong Kong’ in English, and perhaps the most compelling protagonist in Lanchester’s 2002 book is the city itself, ostensibly only the setting for this sprawling historical novel, but, in fact, its primary focus. … Continue reading

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