The latest issue of Broken Pencil, issue 55, contains my review of The Girl on the Escalator, by Jim Nason.
This month I tackled most of the Canada Reads short list in reverse order of elimination. Though I still haven’t yet read Something Fierce. 14. Kenk, by Richard Poplak (Pop Sandbox, 2010) The graphic biography of Toronto’s Igor Kenk, told through grainy punk-style photocopied stills excerpted from filmed interviews. Poplak reveals a surprisingly sympathetic portrait of the
I’ve never really set targets for my reading before, beyond a general expectation that I’d read at least a hundred books a year, but last year a friend pushed me to challenge myself to commit to 150. According to Goodreads I surpassed it, but according to my own count I read 135. I read twenty-seven graphic novels