Number 98

Winter 2017


The Landscape by Seth

What’s Old

The Dusty Bookcase

      • Ayn’s House of Dreams by Brian Busby


      • Four Poems by Suzannah Showler

First Reading

      • Surfacing Resurfaces by Emily M. Keeler


      • “Bemused and Embattled: An Author Questions the Creative Process” by Marianne Apostolides
      • “The Neal Cassady of New France: Was Etienne Brulé Canada’s Greatest Explorer?” by Jim Christy
      • “Unwanted Parts: Class Unconsciousness in Debris and Waste” by André Forget
      • “A Farm of One’s Own: May Sarton and the Burden of Solitude” by Dilia Narduzzi
      • “Missed Connections” by Leone Brander
      • “The Three Vices of Canadian Poetry” by Max Beerbohm
      • “Paris Confessions” by Deborah Dundas

The Antiquarium (a series of interviews with Canada’s used book sellers)

      • Vol. 4: Leah Spafford, interviewed by Jason Dickson

The North Wing (selections from the lost library of CanLit graphic novels)

      • Mordecai Richler’s The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Pascal Girard


      • “An Animal Affair: Crawling Back to Marian Engel’s Bear” by Richard Kelly Kemick


      • “The Last Trumpet” by K.D. Miller

Used and Rare

      • “Bibliographical Journeys: The Bookseller as Saviour” by David Mason


      • The Essential D.G. Jones, reviewed by Bruce Whiteman
      • Maxime Raymond Bock’s Baloney reviewed by Bardia Sinaee
      • Suzanne Buffam’s A Pillow Book reviewed by Sarah Neville


    • Berlitz Illustrations, presented by Stephen Fowler