Book Reviews

Ellen in Pieces showcases Caroline Adderson’s mastery of language, tone, and storytelling as she turns her empathetic gaze to a messy, cut-short life of contradictions, missteps, and deeply felt fulfillment.
In 2002, Jason Padgett was, by his own admission, a “pretty aimless” 31-year-old futon salesman whose hobbies consisted solely of partying and working out.
Author William Stadiem brings us back to that halcyon era at the dawn of the 1960s when the jet airliner was the pinnacle of the American aspirational consciousness.
The most interesting part of Eve Lazarus’s fascinating and eccentrically organized book Sensational Vancouver has to do with the interplay of cops, crooks, and civic politicians.
It’s no stretch to say that David Adams Richards is the Feodor Dostoyevsky of Canadian fiction.
andrea bennett has brought out the awkward garage-sale contents of our own personal inventories and placed them on display.
A contributor for the New York Times has poured a deeply personal experience into a book for families struggling with addiction.
Big troubles loom but never arrive in this memoir.
Martin Strauss, the chief narrator of Steven Galloway’s fourth novel is afflicted with a rare psychological condition that invents and plants new memories.