Jane, the Fox & Me

Jane, the Fox & Me by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault; trans. by Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou Groundwood Books, 2012 104 pages When I was a kid, I often felt as though I lived in friendship limbo. I always had 2 or 3 very close, loyal friends, but I was never part of the … Continue reading Jane, the Fox & Me

Arcadia

Arcadia by Iain Pears Knopf, 2016 528 pages Not long ago, I tried to describe to my husband what it's like to read Iain Pears and Kazuo Ishiguro, two of my favorite authors. Though their styles are distinct, there is a key commonality: both like to play with perception and how it affects narrative. Ishiguro comes at … Continue reading Arcadia