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The Na­tional Post calls Martin John by Anakana Schofield (Bi­b­lioa­sis) a “dark com­edy op­er­at­ing at bleak heights”; the Toronto Star says it “elo­quently cap­tures the in­ner life of a hap­less per­vert”; Lidia Yuk­nav­itch says “You’ll hold your breath while read­ing this novel.” The Win­nipeg Re­view calls I, Dr. Green­blatt, Or­tho­don­tist, 251-1457 by Gary Bar­win (Anvil Press) “un­abashedly and de­light­fully odd”; M.A.C. Farrant calls it “a por­tal into a won­drous and mys­te­ri­ous par­al­lel world”; the Hamil­ton Spec­ta­tor says it “mar­vels at the strange­ness in­her­ent in liv­ing in the mod­ern world.” The Van­cou­ver Sun says that the ten women in the short story col­lec­tion 10 Women by Ge­orge Bow­er­ing (Anvil Press) “are not in any way con­nected to one an­other ex­cept as prod­ucts of Ge­orge Bow­er­ing’s imag­i­na­tion.” BC Book­world says Bow­er­ing “[runs] to­tally amok while main­tain­ing a sat­is­fy­ing sense of unity”; thi­nair­win­nipeg.ca says of the sto­ries, “De­pend­ing on your pro­cliv­i­ties, some of them might even seem pretty hot...” Quill and Quire calls Fur­ther Confessions of a Small Press Rack­e­teer by Stu­art Ross (Anvil Press) “a quick dirty breath of fresh air”; Cana­dian Lit­er­a­ture says Ross is “fre­quently acer­bic and tren­chant in his crit­i­cism”; Na­dine on goodreads.com writes: “Stu­art Ross is a na­tional trea­sure and doggone it, ev­ery­one should read him.”

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