Number 82

Number 82 (Spring/Summer 2011)

Contents:

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

  • Leah Rosenberg’s The Errand Runner
    by Brian Busby

POETRY

  • Six Poems by Laura Lush

FEATURES

  • Books Do Furnish a Room 
    by John Metcalf
  • Auctions by David Mason
  • Collecting Mordecai Richler by Michael Darling
  • Six Ways to Woo a Reader by Charles Foran
  • Collecting Canadiana by Nigel Beale
  • On Collecting Canadiana of the Forties and Fifties
    by Jim Fitzpatrick
  • Jocko, the Little Scotsman by Seth
  • The Trials of Norman Elder by Ian Young
  • Genetically Modified Toads, Factory Songs and Fake Gardens
    by Darryl Whetter

THE NORTH WING
Selections from the Lost Library of CanLit graphic novels

  • Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook, as adapted by Zach Worton

FICTION

  • Problem in the Hamburger Room
    by Laura Boudreau

THE SHORT STORY

  • Barbara Gowdy’s “We So Seldom Look on Love”
    by Steven W. Beattie

WORD OF MOUTH

  • Back to Earth by Emily Donaldson

REVIEWS

  • Randy Boyagoda on Mordecai: The Life and Times by Charles Foran
  • Nyla Matuk on How to be a Bush Pilot by Claudia Dey
    and Confessions of a Reluctant Cougar by Myna Wallin
  •  Shane Neilson on Beauty and Sadness by Andre Alexis
  • Alex Good on An Anthology of Canadian Literature in English
    edited by Donna Bennett and Russell Brown
  • Jesse Patrick Ferguson on Windstorm by Joe Denham;
    Expressway by Sina Queyras; and Desert Rose, Butterfly Storm by David Manicom
  • Hannah Brooks-Motl on Lookout: Poems by John Steffler

CNQ COLLECTION

  • Daubers Press by Amanda Jernigan & John Haney