a good historical mystery, to better understand a lesser-known period in Canada’s multi-cultural, multi-ethnic history
Laffoley states that one of his aims was to give “voice to those rendered voiceless.” He does that for the 30 residents aged 20 to 88, who died.
My double visage suits my double tongue—
Turpin is also a natural storyteller, with a flair for offbeat characters, comic dialogue and droll situations.
When school lets out for the summer, Mayann eagerly prepares for her family’s trip to New York City.
The Motorcyclist is a novel of Halifax in the Jim Crow era and shows the clearest of colour lines as itmaps the city and its late 1950s landmarks. Yet, the issues Carl and the women he loves and hurts remain as current as asphalt.
A feminist killjoy “takes pleasure in the work of interrupting the patriarchal norms that pass as joys.” When the guy at the checkout counter addresses his customer as “my love,” the feminist killjoy is the one who says “I’m not your love.”