Books · Fiction · Non-Fiction

Ready, Set, Fall Reads

Nothing like feeling sick to get me blogging again. I’m sitting here watching the season’s premiere of Heroes, and poor Hiro Nakamura has already lost the secret formula his father entrusted him to protect in his last well and testament. Nathan Petrelli has been killed and come back to life, and Claire’s finally had her… Continue reading Ready, Set, Fall Reads

Books · Non-Fiction

Rifke: Matzah Balls of Fun

Last evening was the launch of Rosalie Sharp‘s memoir Rifke: An Improbable Life (this Amazon.ca link features the old cover) Almost everyone from ECW Press (except for those who are at the London Book Fair and presently rocking it in Thailand) was present, with their shiniest shoes and sharpest ties on. There was a 600-strong… Continue reading Rifke: Matzah Balls of Fun

Books · Montreal · Non-Fiction · Places I've Lived

Review-ish: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

I forgot to mention to my readers that I went to Montreal for 9 days, courtesy of my kind host and patron of the arts, K., on a little writing retreat and ended up doing a little more than just that. One of the things I did while I was there was read the series… Continue reading Review-ish: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi