Category Archives: Canadian Book Challenge

I Do Not Think That I Could Love A Human Being by Johanna Skibsrud

Completed: 16 January 2011 Skibsrud, Johanna. I Do Not Think That I Could Love A Human Being. Kentville: Gaspereau Press, 2010. Completed: 16 January 2011 Johanna Skibsrud will be more familiar to readers for her recent GG winning novel, The … Continue reading

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Strike/Slip by Don McKay

McKay, Don. Strike/Slip. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2006. Completed: 26 November 2010 When I started reading for the Canadian Book Challenge I decided to read a poet from each province and territory.  Don McKay is a well established poet, having … Continue reading

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As For Me And My House by Sinclair Ross

Ross, Sinclair. As For Me and My House. Saskatoon: Fifth House, 1994. Completed: 17 November 2010 Brian Busby, from The Dusty Bookcase did a post on this book.  It is from that post that I decided to have a go … Continue reading

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Alphabetum Romanum by Felice Feliciano

Feliciano, Felice. Alphabetum Romanum, The Letterforms of Felice Feliciano.  Vernon: Greenboathouse Press, 2010. Completed: 27 November 2010 This is one of those books that is of interest to printers and typographers.  For the rest of us, type, for the most … Continue reading

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Autopsy of a Turvy World by Sheri-D Wilson

Wilson, Sheri-D. Autopsy of a Turvy World. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2008. Completed: 18 October 2010 Autopsy of a Turvy World is Sheri-D Wilson’s latest collection of poems.  She has published six previous poetry collections. I have read a couple of … Continue reading

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The Dragon’s Jaws by Frank L. Packard

Packard, Frank L. The Dragon’s Jaws. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938. Completed: 9 October 2010 Packard certainly knows how to tell a story.  This particular number wastes no time in getting started.  Right off the bat we are introduced to … Continue reading

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Brandyjack by Augustine Funnell

Funnell, Augustine. Brandyjack. Toronto: Laser Books, 1976. Completed: 1 October 2010 A couple of weeks ago I was visiting my book pusher and remarked that he had quite a few Laser Books available.  I commented that I had a couple … Continue reading

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