Monthly Archives: May 2011

Shane Rhodes’s edgy Err

Shane Rhodes. Err (nightwoodeditions 2011). Shane Rhodes does not err much in his poetry, but he does make it as errant as possible. Err covers a lot of ground, at play in the fields of the word. Rhodes enters, encroaches … Continue reading

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One Alternative: Frank Davey’s story of TISH

Frank Davey. When TISH Happens (ECW Press 2011 [$19.95]) Subtitled ‘The Unlikely Story of Canada’s “Most Influential Literary Magazine,’ When TISH Happens is a savvy mixture of memory, archival reconstruction, history, & high quality literary gossip, rendered in Frank Davey’s … Continue reading

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A few notes on Charles Stross’s fictions

Charles Stross. Singularity Sky (2003). Charles Stross. The Atrocity Archives (2004). Charles Stross. The Jennifer Morgue (2006). Charles Stross. Missile Gap (2006). Charles Stross. Glasshouse (2006). Charles Stross. Halting State (2007). Charles Stross. The Merchant Princes Books One to Six: … Continue reading

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Thomas Wharton’s superior YA fantasy

Thomas Wharton. The Shadow of Malabron (Doubleday Canada 2008). One of the pleasures of a review blog: I can review any book I read, whether or not it’s recent or a bit old. Although I bought this when it came … Continue reading

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