Number 86

The Library Issue (#86, Winter 2012)

Contents:

ABOUT LIBRARIES

  • Introduction by Alex Good
  • Library Two Point No by Nicole Dixon
  • Library and Archives Canada: History and the Realpolitik by Nigel Beale
  • Is Digitization Preservation?, or, Canadians Aren’t Stupid by Jason Dickson
  • Katz Lecture by Ben McNally

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

  • John Glassco: A Personal and Working Library
    by Brian Busby

POETRY

  • Three Poems by Evan Jones

FEATURES

  • The Art of Poetry by James Pollock
  • New Solitudes 2: David Adams Richards by Alex Good
  • From Self-Absorbed to World-Engaged by Sharon English
  • It’s a Big, Big, Big, Big, Big Book’s World by Finn Harvor
  • Duvets and Demons by Mike Barnes
  • Make-Believe Books and Imaginary Libraries:
    From Rabelais to Seth by Jeet Heer

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

  • Leon Rooke’s “Adolpho’s Disappeared and
    We Haven’t a Clue Where to Find Him”
    by Aaron Costain

FICTION

  •  Ellen-Celine, Celine-Ellen by Caroline Adderson

USED AND RARE

  • Secrets of the Book Trade Number 3:
    Modern Firsts
    by David Mason

REVIEWS

  • Emily Donaldson on Tamara Faith Berger’s Maidenhead
  • Bruce Whiteman on Ruth Panofsky’s The Literary Legacy of Macmillan Company of Canada: Making Books and Mapping Culture
  • Mark Sampson on Richard Stursberg’s The Tower of Babble
  • Steven W. Beattie on Pasha Malla’s People Park
  • Eve Christie on Sheila Heti’s How Should a Person Be?
  • Sarah Neville on The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2011 edited by Priscila Uppal
  • Brian Busby on Winnifred Eaton’s Marion: The Story of an Artist’s Model

CNQ COLLECTION

  • Letter #26 by Darryl Joel Berger