Number 80

Number 80 (Summer/Fall 2010)

Contents:

THE DUSTY BOOKCASE
A casual exploration of Canada’s suppressed, ignored, and forgotten literature

  • Temple of Pederasty by Brian Busby

POETRY

  • Three Poems by Nick Thran

FEATURES

  • Introduction by Alex Good
  • The Other F-Word:
    The Disappearance of Feminism from Our Fiction
    by Nicole Dixon
  • The Difference of Value Persists
    by Kerry Clare
  • Men Are Fans Of The Time Traveler’s Wife
    Bronwyn Kienapple
  • The Soft Infection by Amanda Jernigan
  • Behind Enemy Lines: My Life in an All-Women’s
    Book Club by Michael Carbert
  • Thinking About Gender and Narrative:
    The Short Stories of Carol Shields
    by Michael Bryson
  • Ray Robertson and Masculinity
    by Steven W. Beattie
  • Reflections of a Catalyst:
    Running a Small Press in the Seventies
    by Ian Young
  • Mine Clearance for Dummies or,
    What Kind of Idiot Writes about Porn?
    by A.J. Somerset

CANLIT: THE GRAPHIC NOVEL (The North Wing)
Selections from the Lost Library of CanLit graphic novels

  • Selections from the North Wing
    by Seth
  • Marian Engel’s Bear, as adapted by Joe Ollmann

FICTION

  • “Slave Craton”
    by Paige Cooper

THE SHORT STORY

  • Fingering “Irina” by Patricia Robertson

WORD OF MOUTH

  • Going Back Down the Mulgrave Road
    by Zachariah Wells

REVIEWS

  • Adrian Michael Kelly on Hooked on Canadian Books by T.F. Rigelhof
  • Nathan Whitlock on Beatrice & Virgil by Yann Martel
  • Hannah Brooks-Motl on The Best Canadian Poetry 2009 in English edited by A.F. Moritz
  • Linda Besner on Pigeon by Karen Solie; God of Missed Connections
    by Elizabeth Bachinsky; Curio by Elizabeth Bachinsky
  • Jeet Heer on Girl Crazy by Russell Smith

CNQ ABROAD

  • The Daybook of Yasser Sagherie by Marius Kociejowski

CNQ COLLECTION

  • In Pursuit of a Definite Claim to Beauty
    by Larry Thompson