Casper wins Philip K. Dick Award

In her third novel, The Mercy Journals, Claudia Casper foretells Trump’s Wall in a post-apocalyptic story about people desperate to re-unite in the aftermath of North American strife due to a water crisis. FULL STORY

THE ORMSBY REVIEW: non-fiction

#118 Grubstake angel

REVIEW: Gold Rush Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Nellie Cashman by Thora Kerr Illing Victoria: Touchwood Editions, 2016. $18.95  / … FULL STORY

#116 Wiebe not Spade

Review: Invisible Dead by Sam Wiebe Penguin Random House 2016 $22 / 978-0-345-81627-6 by Maansi Pandya * Soon to be… FULL STORY

#113 Why we need estuaries

REVIEW: Ecology of Salmonids in Estuaries Around the World: Adaptations, Habitats, and Conservation by Colin D. Levings Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016…. FULL STORY

#112 Good isn’t good enough

REVIEW: Exhibiting Nation: Multicultural Nationalism (and Its Limits) in Canada’s Museums by Caitlin Gordon-Walker Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016. $95 / 9780774831635… FULL STORY

#106 Beyond Germs

REVIEW: Beyond Germs: Native Depopulation in North America Edited by Catherine M. Cameron, Paul Kelton, and Alan C. Swedlund Tucson: University… FULL STORY

#104 Greenhorn Dads

REVIEW: The Dad Dialogues: A Correspondence on Fatherhood (and the Universe) by George Bowering and Charles Demers Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press,… FULL STORY

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