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Jane Kirby on Why Reproductive Rights are Still at Risk in 2017
Reproductive rights -- including safe, legal, accessible birth control and abortion services -- are human rights, and Jane Kirby's Fired Up About Reproductive Rights (Between the Lines Books) is a fascinating, ...
June 21, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with David Sherman
David Sherman's The Alcoholic's Daughter (Guernica Editions) examines a complex relationship that slowly descends from troubled to abusive. From the outside, Annie and Evan have the perfect dynamic. But ...
June 16, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with Carole Giangrande
Valerie and her husband Gerard are opposites in many ways. He's a passionate broadcaster, whose lifelong pursuit of justice was awakened by the bombing death of his first lover, while Valerie is quiet ...
June 08, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with Julia Cooper
Julia Cooper's The Last Word: Reviving the Dying Art of Eulogy (Coach House Books) is part of Coach House's unique and provocative Exploded Views non-fiction series. In texts that are longer than magazine ...
May 18, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with Harry Glasbeek
Both at home and abroad, debates rage about whether corporations should have rights as "persons" and whether free market capitalism in its current incarnations helps more than it hurts. Harry Glasbeek's Class ...
March 08, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with Barbara Sibbald
Barbara Sibbald's The Museum of Possibilities (Porcupine's Quill) was a long time coming, and it was worth the wait. After a career in novels, Sibbald returned to her first love, short fiction, and ...
March 01, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with Kathy Stinson
If you've ever needed a second chance to achieve your dreams, you won't want to miss Kids' Lit favourite Kathy Stinson's newest book. The Dance of the Violin (Annick Press), illustrated by Dušan Petričić, ...
February 28, 2017
The Lucky Seven, with Molly Peacock
Molly Peacock, a Torontonian by way of New York City, is an acclaimed poet and the series editor for The Best Canadian Poetry in English. Her newest collection, The Analyst (Biblioasis), begins with ...
February 22, 2017
The Lucky Seven interview, with Joseph Tohill
Former American Vice President Joe Biden said "Show me your budget and I'll show you what you value". With the philosophy that this is as true for individuals as it is for governments, the movement of ...
February 02, 2017
The Lucky Seven Interview, with Claire Fuller
In Claire Fuller's Swimming Lessons (House of Anansi Press), the truth is in the books -- literally. When Ingrid Coleman disappears, her husband Gil, is blindsided. What he doesn't know is that his ...