Number 83

Number 83 (Summer/Fall 2011)

Contents:

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

  • Love is a Long Shot
    by Brian Busby

POETRY

  • Three Poems by Nyla Matuk

FEATURES

  • Introduction by Alex Good
  • After the Moon Shot by Paul McNally
  • Ducks and Darts by Mike Barnes
  • The Tipping Point by Michael Carbert
  • Canadian Literature in Our Time and the University
    by W.J. Keith
  • Sort of Giving Up a Little Bit on Reading
    by Andrew Somerset
  • Dick and Jane vs. The Palimpsest
    by Darryl Whetter
  • How the Giller Prize Swallowed Canadian Literature
    by Stephen Henighan
  • Reviewing by Steven W. Beattie

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

  • Alice Munro’s  Some Women, as adapted by Rebecca Kraatz

FICTION

  • “Tyger’s Demise” by Nathan Whitlock

THE SHORT STORY

  • The Not-So-Good Terrorist by Kerry Clare

WORD OF MOUTH

  • Reaching for Something That Isn’t There
    by Mark Sampson

ART

  • The Soul of Things
    by Marius Kociejowski

REVIEWS

  • George Fetherling on A Gentleman of Pleasure by Brian Busby
    and Carmine Starnino’s John Glassco and the Other Montreal
  • Emily Donaldson on The Free World by David Bezmozgis
  • Tina Northrup on Methodist Hatchet by Ken Babstock
  • Patrick Warner on Slant Room by Michael Eden Reynolds
  • Jules Lewis on A Good Man by Guy Vanderhaeghe
  • August C. Bourre on Exit by Nelly Arcan

CNQ ABROAD

  • History of Writ Now by Finn Harvor

CNQ COLLECTION

  • Sub Divo by Norm Sibum