REVIEW: EYES OF THE RIGEL
From the outset, the Barrøy Chronicles have been concerned with how this island and its denizens are both a part of and apart from the wider world. Generational isolation and self-sufficiency carry with them their own mix of lightness and heaviness, as does incorporation, and this conflict is broad and alive in this third book.
REVIEW: SOMETHING NEW UNDER
In her second novel, Kleeman has captured the dissociation and simulation of our current moment in time with the mordant acuity of DeLillo and Pynchon.
REVIEW: LAST HUMMINGBIRD WEST OF CHILE
Don’t miss Barb's virtual conversation with Nicholas Sept 8 at 7 p.m. Check bookshelf.ca later in August for final details.