R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY


Julie Paul

April 09th, 2024

A candid collection of poems by Julie Paul, Whiny Baby (McGill-Queen’s University Press $19.95) explores her personal experiences without resorting to blame or insult. Through various forms and voices, Paul navigates themes of love, loss and the intricacies of contemporary life. From construction sites to frozen rivers, the poems traverse landscapes both physical and emotional, urging readers to embrace the fleeting moments of existence. With a blend of frankness, introspection and occasional mischief, the collection provides perspectives on the female body, natural environments, and the quirks of modern living. Whiny Baby invites readers to celebrate the complexities of life’s brief journey on Earth. 9780228020745

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