November 29, 2022
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Book reviews

Book Reviews: Poetry – NZ Herald

by on October 10, 2020 0

The Great Sacrifice of Humphrey Bogart by Kevin Ireland. THE GREAT SACRIFICE OF HUMPHREY BOGART by Kevin Ireland (Steele Roberts, $ 20) Surprisingly, author Kevin Ireland’s new book is his 23rd collection of poetry; quite a feat! Infused with wit and intelligent observations, it also embodies the best elements of this New Zealander’s...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Return to Blakeney and the Forgotten Saskatchewan

by on February 9, 2020 0

Breadcrumb Links Books “In an unequal society, citizens do not have the material well-being, education or security to actively participate in democracy. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Release date : Feb 09 2020 • February 9, 2020 • 5 minutes to read • Join the conversation Saskatchewan Forgotten by...

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Ze French Do It Better, a lifestyle guide

by on September 13, 2019 0

Are the French masters of self-promotion, or is there really something behind the bravado? From fashionable gastronomy to the art of seduction, they have always been one step ahead. Effortlessly thin despite butter-stuffed croissants and gallons of wine, chic to fault without even trying – it’s enough to drive you crazy, if you let...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Ernie Loutit and Mark Abley

by on July 27, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books StarPhoenix literary critic Bill Robertson takes a look at two non-fiction books – Ernie Louttit and Mark Abley. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Ernie Louttit’s Unexpected Cop Photo provided The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected independently. Postmedia may earn an affiliate...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Remlinger, Hendrickson, Donlan

by on June 29, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books StarPhoenix reviewer Bill Robertson reviews three new books of poetry – Paula Jane Remlinger, Raye Hendrickson, and John Donlan. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix This Hole Called January by Paula Jane Remlinger (for Bill Robertson’s book reviews) Photo provided The opinions and recommendations are impartial and...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews: Arthur Slade and Alice Kuipers

by on May 18, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books StarPhoenix literary critic Bill Robertson reviews three new books for young adults – two by Arthur Slade and one by Alice Kuipers. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Death by Airhship by Arthur Slade Photo provided The opinions and recommendations are impartial and the products are selected...

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StarPhoenix Book Reviews Billl Robertson March 23, 2019

by on March 23, 2019 0

Breadcrumb Links Books Bill Robertson reviews One-Way Ticket by Robert Currie, Another Air by Gillian Harding-Russell and Beyond Forgetting – an anthology by Al Purdy. Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Beyond Forgetting: An Anthology of Poems Written in Hommage to Al Purdy, edited by Howard White and Emma Skagen...

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Book Reviews: A Heartbreaking Tale Also Offers Redemption

by on July 21, 2018 0

Breadcrumb Links Books Bill Robertson reviews Jeanette Lynes’ second novel, The Small Things That End the World, and Sharon Butala’s new novel, Zara’s Dead Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Jeanette Lynes announces the shortlist for the 2017 Saskatchewan Book Awards at the Frances Morrison Library in Saskatoon, Sask. On...

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Book Reviews: Teen Tale Navigates Survivor Guilt

by on April 21, 2018 0

Breadcrumb Links Books Bill Robertson reviews Beverly Brenna’s latest young adult novel, Fox Magic, Marlis Wesseler’s new novel, The Last Chance Ladies’ Book Club, and Sleuth: Gail Bowen on Writing Mysteries Author of the article: Bill robertson • Saskatoon StarPhoenix Bill Robertson reviews three books by Sask. writers. Photo by kurmyshov /Getty Images...

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Out and about on WRAL.com

by on June 6, 2017 0

By Bob Cairns This month, Bob is reviewing The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry. If you like major novels and haven’t read the novel or seen the movie, start from the beginning and read The Last Picture Show. It’s set in the 1950s in Thalia, an ugly little Texas oil town where,...

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Book reviews: Le Paris des cinéphiles

by on May 26, 2017 0

The Paris of cinephiles Paris doesn’t need to be put on the map, but it continues to surprise with its growing number of must-see places. In this inspired guide, we walk through the city’s most iconic filming locations, from famous restaurants to quirky boutiques and grocery stores. The over 200 pages are a...

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Book Reviews: SAP Nation and Stacking the Deck

by on December 10, 2014 0

I had the chance to read David Pottruck’s new book “Stacking the Deck” a few weeks ago. He focuses on driving big change – something that many IT project managers and systems integrators should know a lot about. I have a healthy appreciation for what it takes to change an organization. I’ve been...

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