Book Reviews

Reviewed by Rebecca Colbeck The cookbook world has been flooded recently with a plethora of cookbooks aimed directly at university students. Most fail in that they require Iron Chef-like cooking skills, or contain boring recipes that, quite frankly, no one is interested in eating. Goodall’s Ultimate Student Cookbook: From Chicken to Chili avoids both of these faults, but its real strength is the amazing number of colour photos, 6-16 per recipe...
Reviewed by Kari Tanaka If you are a self-confessed book geek, like me, you have probably already heard that Kathleen Winter’s , Annabel, did not win the 2010 Giller Prize last week. However, there is something to be said about a debut novel being shortlisted for one of Canada’s most prestigious literary awards, and it still takes my vote as being a worthy contender. The story begins with the birth of a child in the remote east coast village...
Reviewed by Rebecca Colbeck I am soooooo sick of winter.  Seriously, I’m done!  I’m cold and I’m cranky, and I need to laugh at something other than the frozen “inappropriately dressed for winter” types, and the ridiculous joggers bounding through the frozen tundra that is southern Alberta in February.  And so I find myself reading 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth (And Other Useful Guides. This awesomely-named...

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Monday, November 13, 2017 (All day)
The Bookstore will be closed Monday November 13th to observe the Remembrance Day stat.