Reading Canada, in Canada.

So as I mentioned in a previous blog post, a few key members of my book club and I hit the road extremely early last Saturday morning and drove the 3 hours from Toronto to Algonquin Park. Yes, we wanted to go canoeing, camping and the like, but for me it was about the book…

Review: Inside, by Kenneth J. Harvey

Newfoundland. Jail. Released. Wrongful conviction. Myrden. The short sentences above represent the writing style of Kenneth J. Harvey for his novel Inside. The story takes place in a small community in Newfoundland where Myrden has just been released from jail after being wrongly convicted. He is to be given a large settlement – the like…

Book Club does Algonquin Park

It is easy to see the beginnings of things, and harder to see the ends. I can remember now, with a clarity that makes the nerves in the back of my neck constrict, when New York began for me, but I cannot lay my finger upon the moment it ended, can never cut through the…