First Novels by W.P Kinsella
All Worldly Pursuits. by Hillel Wright, (New Orphic Publishers, 197 pages, $20.00, ISBN: 0968731767) is an autobiographical novel tempered by imagination. With luminous and articulate writing Wright tells the story of Wiley Moon, a world traveler with the wanderlust of his immigrant Jewish ancestors who escaped to America to avoid persecution. In the psychedelic Sixties Wiley meets and marries Crystal; they have four children and experiment with a back-to-the-earth lifestyle. Read more...
Martin Sloane by Michael Redhill Doubleday Canada 280 pages $29.95 paper ISBN: 0385259220
Tiny worlds inside boxes: The Art of Martin Sloane by Nancy Wigston
Poet and playwright Michael Redhill's first novel seems destined to become a small classic, one of those books handed from friend to friend. Read more...
Consolation by Michael Redhill Doubleday Canada 474 pages $32.95 cloth ISBN: 0385659504
Consoling Discoveries by Nicholas Maes
Historical fiction can be a problematic genre. Either the historical component is so overwhelming that readers are left wondering why they didn't start with pure history to begin with; or the fictional element preponderates, in which case `history' becomes something of a prop, a convenient series of events and fashions that serve as a mere backdrop to the author's more pressing concerns. Read more...