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Read it, but not in Comic Sans

So, news. Jan Zwicky wrote an essay for The Malahat Review titled “The Ethics of the Negative Review,” which CWILA republished on their site. Michael Lista responded to it, quite negatively, in the National Post’s Afterword. Then  Zwicky responded to his response. And Lista responded to her response of his response. You following? Other people have weighed […]

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Shelf Life: October 2011

Better late than never. 105. Short Talks, by Anne Carson This is the first collection I’ve read from Carson, and these prose poems have turned me into a budding fan. I adored Short Talks and must read more from her. 106. 100 Jams, Jellies Preserves & Pickles, by Gloria Nicol On the surface the recipes seemed great,

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Shelf Life: June 2011

Happy Canada Day, kids! I love it when it falls on a Friday and we get an extra long weekend in the summer. I mentioned yesterday how I’d like to get more social in regards to books and reading – normally such a solitary activity – so I’m going to try a new series I’m calling Shelf

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