MCEWAN: These authors examine death and dying, love and romance, the immigrant experience and cultural chasms, and the heavy burdens family members must often carry
MURPHY: Margaret Mitchell and Harper Lee tackled the peculiarities and flaws of the American South of different eras but still plumbed some universal truths
COOPER: As Toynbee observed, civilizations are seldom conquered. Mostly they commit suicide
MURPHY: Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson’s reputations were created primarily by Hollywood
MURPHY: Personal reflections on three of the month’s big stories
STOCKLAND: To Canadians’ shame, Canada’s greatest novelist’s centenary has been met with silence
© Troy Media Richard Van Camp’s The Lesser Blessed tells the story of a Northern First Nations youth coming of age in isolation and poverty.
© Troy Media MaddAddam is the third novel in her dystopian and futuristic trilogy that may be a foreboding of disasters to come.