Fabienne Calvert Filteau, Second Growth (Creekstone Press, 2014. $18). Fabienne Calvert Filteau is in her late twenties and from an old Central BC family. Her great grandparents settled in Vanderhoof around the turn of the twentieth century. As the family expanded it spread... [Read more...]Why Haydée? by Margaret Randall
“ . . . the mere mention of Haydée Santamaría signifies a world, an attitude, a sensibility, and also a Revolution, which she did not conceive of as confined to the land of José Martí but to the future of all our peoples.” —Mario Benedetti Haydée... [Read more...]A True Blast from the Past by Brian Fawcett
The Evening Colonnade, by Cyril Connolly, Harcourt Brace Janovitch, London and New York, 1975, HB, 469 pages Cyril Connolly was a type of writer that no longer exists. He was a literary critic—an occupation from the last century with social utility and some prestige now wholly... [Read more...]
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