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  • Lolita


    “Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at…

  • Guide to good books in Vancouver bookstores

    Your guide to Vancouver’s bookstores

    Skip the bookstore chains and explore Vancouver’s best I. Fucking. Love. Books. I started 2017 wanting to read more books. It was a vague goal, but one that I’ve managed to…

  • Girl Unwrapped

    Girl Unwrapped

    I adored Girl Unwrapped by Gabriella Goliger. It’s a rich piece of text about a young Jewish girl, Toni Goldblatt, growing up in 1960s Quebec. She’s torn in different directions by her…

  • Embroideries


      Graphic novels delight me, but I actually haven’t read very many. I of course read the Scott Pilgrim series (so good) — my boyfriend and I actually dressed as Scott…

  • Cannery Row

    Cannery Row

      Cannery Row is by one of my favourite (maybe top 10?) authors, John Steinbeck. Dude knows how to write about disenfranchised, impoverished people and migrant workers of the Great Depression.…