Friday, March 30, 2007

Rifke media

Shinan Govani mentioned Rifke: An Improbable Life by Rosalie Wise Sharp in his National Post column on March 24. He called the book and Rosalie "self-deprecating and just a little bit saucy." Click here to read.

The April issue of Good Times magazine includes a positive review of Rifke. Reviewer Liz Grogan says the book is "engaging and humorous...an inspirational story."

Songs for the Dancing Chicken launch

The folks at Quill & Quire Omni have posted some photos from the launch of Songs for the Dancing Chicken, Emily Schultz's debut collection of poetry.

The Tablecloth Trick InkNoire review

The Tablecloth Trick by Rick Crilly was positively reviewed on InkNoire, a Canadian literary blog. Reviewer Aaron Tucker says, "this is one of the best books I've read in recent months...the writing is sensual and resonant, reflexive poetry." The entire review can be read here.

Thursday, March 29, 2007

Wrestling Babylon BeyondChron review

Wrestling Babylon: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal by Irvin Muchnick was positively reviewed in the March 22 edition of BeyondChron. Reviewer Randy Shaw says, "The only problem with this wonderful book is that it ends too soon." The entire review can be read here.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Baron Black of Crossharbour in Globe and Mail

Baron Black of Crossharbour: Trial by Fire, George Tombs's forthcoming Conrad Black biography, was mentioned in the Globe and Mail on Saturday, March 24. The entire article can be read here.

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Emily Schultz interviewed by Zoe Whittall

Emily Schultz, author of Songs for the Dancing Chicken has been interviewed by Zoe Whittall on Descant's blog.

Friday, March 23, 2007

Wrestling Babylon launch

Irvin Muchnick will be launching

Wrestling Babylon

Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal

with special guest Josh Kornbluth


Tuesday, March 27
7:30pm

Black Oak Books
1491 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, California

This event is free and open to the public.
For more information visit Black Oak Books.

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Joyland review in Matrix

Joyland by Emily Schultz was positively reviewed in the Spring 2007 issue of Matrix. They say, "Joyland's sure to intrigue lovers of literary fiction for its strengths in description and syntactic gymnastics...Fucken A+."

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Shelf Monkey review

Shelf Monkey by Corey Redekop has been positively reviewed at That Shakespeherian Rag. Reviewer Steven W. Beattie says, "What is most praiseworthy about Shelf Monkey is its tone, which is blackly comic, and not afraid to get its hands dirty." The full review can be read here.

Herizons review of Joyland

Joyland by Emily Schultz was positively reviewed in the Spring 2007 issue of Herizons magazine. They say, "Schultz has carefully selected her words and pours obvious intellect into her pages...Read it once if you love a good story; read it a second time if you love words...Simply put, Joyland is a joy."

Monday, March 19, 2007

Baron Black of Crossharbour Quill & Quire article

Quill & Quire Omni has posted a news article about Baron Black of Crossharbour: Trial by Fire, a biography of Conrad Black by award-winning journalist George Tombs, which is slated for release in Fall 2007. Omni subscribers can read the entire article here.

Songs for the Dancing Chicken review

Songs for the Dancing Chicken by Emily Schultz has been positively reviewed on Until Monday: T.O. Reviewer Stacey May Fowles says, "The work as a whole is both accessible and insightful; in short, a highly intelligent and informed document that also succeeds in being thoroughly enjoyable." The entire review can be found here.

Friday, March 16, 2007

What's Wrong With University launch

Join us for the launch of

What's Wrong With University

And How to Make It Work
For You Anyway


By Jeff Rybak



Thursday, March 29th
3:00 - 5:00pm
University of Toronto Scarborough
1265 Military Trail
Student Centre/Bluff's (lower level)
Free

Sky Gilbert at Proud Voices, Proud Stories

Sky Gilbert will be reading from Brother Dumb at Proud Voices, Proud Stories, which is a new series that is being produced by Pride Toronto and The Word on the Street. The event will take place on Saturday, June 23 from 1:00 - 7:00pm in the Beer Store parking lot, across Church street from the 519 Community Centre.

Rifke launch

Please join us
at the launch of


Rifke
An Improbable Life


By Rosalie Wise Sharp



Tuesday, April 17th
6:30 - 8:30pm
Four Seasons Hotel
21 Avenue Road
Toronto

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Love, Mommy launch


Come celebrate the launch of


Love, Mommy

Writing Love Letters
to Your Baby


By Judy Siblin-Librach


Tuesday, May 8

7:00 - 9:30pm
Nicholas Hoare
45 Front Street East
Toronto

Emily Schultz on Torontoist

Emily Schultz's poem, "Riot at the Dollarama" from her debut collection Songs for the Dancing Chicken (April 2007) has been posted at Torontoist as part of their series of Toronto poems.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Obit review in Publishers Weekly

Obit by Anne Emery (May 2007) was positively reviewed in the March 5, 2007 issue of Publishers Weekly. They said, "Emery tops her vivid story of past political intrigue that could destroy the present with a surprising conclusion."

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Alex Doulis interview on CKWR

Alex Doulis, author of Take Your Money and Run, My Blue Haven, and The Bond’s Revenge will be interviewed by John Maciel on Waterloo’s CKWR-FM on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:15pm. The live radio interview will be approximately 8-9 minutes long.

Jacqueline Turner in Kamloops

Jacqueline Turner will be launching Seven Into Even in Kamloops on Friday, March 30 at 7:00pm at Players, 357 Victoria Street. This event is free and open to the public.

Lloyd Mackey interview on CKWR

Lloyd Mackey, author of Stephen Harper: The Case for Collaborative Governance, will be interviewed by Bob McLean on “McLean and Company”, CKWR-FM (Waterloo, ON). The interview will air on Thursday, March 29 at 8:30pm.

Corey Redekop reading in Winnipeg

Come hear Corey Redekop read from
Shelf Monkey


Monday, May 14
7:30pm
McNally Robinson at Grant Park
1120 Grant Avenue
Winnipeg

The Tablecloth Trick launch

ECW Press and
This Ain't the Rosedale Library
present
a book launch for


The Tablecloth Trick


by Rick Crilly




Special guest readers Steve Venright and Sandra Alland

Music by Barzin


Tuesday, April 24th
7:30pm

This Ain't the Rosedale Library (Upstairs Gallery)
483 Church Street
Toronto, ON


This event is free and open to the public. Call 416-929-9912 for more information.

John Manasso interview on CKWR

John Manasso, author of A Season of Loss, A Lifetime of Forgiveness: The Dan Snyder and Dany Heatley Story, will be interviewed by John Maciel on CKWR-FM (Waterloo, ON) on Wednesday, April 18 at 6:50pm. The live radio interview will be approximately 8-9 minutes long.

All in This Together in Detroit Free Press

All in This Together by Scott Thomas (March 2007) was featured in the March 13 issue of the Detroit Free Press. The article can be seen here.