A new history of Canadian suffragists

Joan Sangster’s clear, concise, and lively treatment of suffragists such as Helena Gutteridge (left) presents an analysis that goes beyond the usual popular accounts. REVIEW

Darrel McLeod of Sooke grew up in Treaty Eight territory at Smith, Alberta. Photo by Ilja Herb.


A tale of trauma rises to the top

Darrel McLeod’s Mamaskatch: A Cree Coming of Age wins the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction.

According to reviewer David Milward, McLeod “offers a brutally honest front-seat view of the havoc” wrought by intergenerational trauma. FULL STORY

Twin births and grizzlies

His expressionist work Thanks for Giving has just been released by Talonbooks, along with Joan MacLeod’s realist play, Gracie, both… FULL STORY

Ranch in the Slocan

Cole Harris has long suggested that social change in settler societies has come about through geographical change. Ranch in the… FULL STORY

The suitcase and the jar

Reviewer Carys Cragg calls Livingston’s journey, told in The Suitcase and the Jar, “masterfully overwhelming and at once heartbreaking and stunningly… FULL STORY

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