Category: Books – Review

September 11, 2018 / Books

I had the great opportunity to see Miriam Toews read and speak last night as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. If you know me at all, you know…

May 16, 2015 / Books

Today’s featured book is Thinkerox: A Brain in a Box. Written in a Dr. Seuss-like rhyming style, this book warns about what can happen when people spend more time interacting…

January 4, 2015 / Books

Dan recently compiled his top albums of 2014, so I’m flat-out copying him and doing a list of my Top Ten Books of 2014. It was the year in which…

November 21, 2013 / Books - Review

We just wanted to remind you of a great event coming up in a few days, co-sponsored by Backbeat Books, Music & Gifts that’s taking place at the Studio Theatre…

August 1, 2013 / Books

Have you read “White Teeth” by Zadie Smith? It’s without a doubt one of the best books I’ve (almost) finished reading in years. Only 144 pages to go till my…

June 25, 2013 / Books

I don’t know about you, but I don’t always automatically gravitate to breezy beach reads in the summer. I did, however, grab “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by…

June 4, 2013 / Books