• Youthful Appetite

    What’s Bred in the Stone: An Interview with Gabriele Goldstone

    By Anita Daher

    Not too long ago I was invited with several others to present at a book club gathering in Steinbach, Manitoba. On hearing Winnipeg author Gabriele Goldstone read a compelling excerpt from her novel, Red Stone (Rebelight Publishing, 2015)—the first in her planned series of four—I was stuck by two things. First, why hadn’t I read this novel yet? MORE >

  • Offshore Drilling: Reviews In Translation

    The Chronicle of the Murdered House

    By Jeff Bursey


    In his introduction to Chronicle of the Murdered House (winner of the 2017 Best Translated Book Award in Fiction), Benjamin Moser briefly presents the life and art of Lúcio Cardoso (1912–1968) for an English-speaking audience who would be largely unfamiliar with his work or place in Brazilian literature. MORE >

  • From the Editor's Desk

    CanLit, buffering

    By Ben Wood

    In Elaine Dewar’s CanLit whodunit (or, more accurately, howdunit), The Handover, she describes the sale of McClelland & Stewart to Random House, which is owned by the German multinational Bertelsmann, as the “slow, secret murder of Canada’s nationalist publishing policy.”

    What is Canada’s nationalist publishing policy? MORE >