Quill and Quire

BOOK REVIEWS

By Mary Dalton

Newfoundland poet Mary Dalton’s third book is so profoundly regional in its Maritime idiom and attitude that it actually transcends patois to a surprising extent and manages to be a universal pleasure to read. The ... Read More »

October 16, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Brian Bartlett

Wanting the Day, the seventh collection of poetry from East Coast poet, lecturer, and essayist Brian Bartlett, gleans some of the best poems from Bartlett’s six earlier collections to create an intense volume of selected ... Read More »

October 16, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry

By Chris Eaton

The Inactivist, the new novel from Toronto writer, advertising worker, and musician Chris Eaton (who records under the name Rock Plaza Central) is the sort of book that will appeal to adolescent nihilists and self-consciously ... Read More »

October 16, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Susan Ouriou

Already a reputed translator of works from French into English, Susan Ouriou now offers readers an ambitious debut novel. Impressive in its scope, the book attempts to cover a long list of themes, including religion, ... Read More »

October 16, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels