Number 102



The Genre Issue #102
(Summer 2018)

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Contents

What’s Old
Notable CanLit reissues and offerings from the country’s antiquarian booksellers

  • Steele of the Royal Mounted by James Oliver Curwood; The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle;  Two Solitudes by Hugh MacLennan; Jimmie Dale, Alias The Gray Seal by Michael Howard; The Black Donnellys by Thomas P. Kelley

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

  • Mrs. Lowry’s West Coast Murder Mystery
    by Brian Busby

MY FIRST MONSTER

  • Andrew Pyper
  • Sandra Kasturi
  • David Nickle
  • Gemma Files
  • Michael Rowe

POETRY

  • “Missed Call” by Annick MacAskill 
  • “Quiddity” by Kevin Spenst 

FEATURES

  • Deconstructing the Dragon: A kung-fu classic turns forty-five
    by Rui Umezawa
  • Steeling Myself: Romance as a gateway to literature
    by Deborah Dundas 
  • Indige-Genre: Twenty-first century Aboriginal storytelling
    by Drew Hayden Taylor 
  • Highlights from My First Book Signing
    by Chris Gilmore
  • Children Shouldn’t Watch Dead Things: How a horror film threw dirt on sixties’ counterculture
    by James Grainger 
  • Strange Embrace: CanLit’s post-realist moment
    by André Forget 

INTERVIEW

  • An Interview with Liz Harmer
    by Michael Prior

REREADING

  • The Losers’ Club: Stephen King’s “It” as a work of empathy
    by Robert J. Wiersema

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

  • Margaret Atwood’s Oryx And Crake
    by Jay Stephens 

FICTION

  • “Alice & Charles”
    by Camilla Grudova 

USED AND RARE

  • A Genre Unto Itself: Sherlockians’ uniquely passionate devotion to their subject
    by David Mason

REVIEWS

EXHUMATIONS

Casualty Simulation
by Stephen Fowler