REVIEW: THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN
Like buzzards, on the ground, desecrating their own lives and the lives of others, these characters can seem foolish, inelegant, and ugly, but when they take wing on the currents of Johnson's writing, they have a way of looking uniquely lovely, unreal.
REVIEW: AT THE EXISTENTIALIST CAFÉ
In the early 70’s, just after we opened The Bookshelf, I did have a seat at the existentialist café, though it was from my reading chair. Now, 45 years later, Sarah Bakewell’s evocative, passionate and footnoted book brings back so many memories.
MAAWNJIDMI (Getting Together)
Please join us Sunday January 28 at 11 a.m. for our Winter Truth & Reconciliation Gathering. Several young indigenous women who are passionate in the fields of indigenous health & education will be present.
REVIEW: THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW
An agoraphobic shut-in who orders merlot in bulk, child psychologist Anna Fox divides her time between watching venerable black and white thrillers and spying on her neighbours. If you've seen Rear Window, as Dr Fox has -- countless times -- then you know that if you look into people's windows for long enough, you're bound to see something you can't unsee.