Halfway through River of Smoke, the second volume in Indo-American author Amitav Ghosh’s Ibis Trilogy, I began to experience an odd feeling of déjà vu.
If you’re curious to learn more about environmental issues leading up to late November and early December’s UN climate-change conference in Paris, here are four recently published books worth reading.
Suzanne Alyssa Andrew’s debut novel weaves a tale of love and loss from multiple perspectives.
This account is more than an unusually entertaining midlife chronicle, encompassing Montreal’s music scene, differing philosophies of recording, and how technological change is affecting the music industry.
The central question of the book is worth contemplating, at least if we want the species to continue.
This debut novel by the Ontario-based writer is a masterpiece of half-truths, understatement, and ironies.
Alix Hawley’s All True Not a Lie in It won the national Amazon.ca/Walrus Magazine First Novel Award for good reason.
The only truly revelatory info in either is Bill Kreutzmann’s sage advice: never wrap your speed in tinfoil and leave it in a tree.
Saul, researching and writing after Pryor’s 2005 death, is able to open up interviewees to reveal a more candid and often significantly more complex figure.
Specimen’s original, odd, and compelling mix of sci-fi–flavoured literature proves Kovalyova’s experiment a significant one that surely deserves further testing.