Book Reviews


The Ravens
Minnesota Trilogy 3
By Vidar Sundstol
Written in Norwegian with a translation
by Tiina Nunnally
University of Minnesota Press 2015
Hardcover 272 pages $31.48

A Man Came out of a Door in the Mountain
By Adrianne Harun
(Penguin, 256 pages, $18)

By Deborah de Bakker


Marta Oulie: A Novel of Betrayal
By Sigrid Undset
Translated from the original Norwegian by Tiina Nunnally
(University of Minnesota Press 2014, Paperback $12.24)

By Michael Sobota

It’s a literary party of some note.
The Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop is inviting the public to its Literary Awards Party in Thunder Bay next month.

And the Mountains Echoed
By Khaled Hosseini
(Riverhead Books, 404 pages, $19.99)

By Caron E. Naysmith

The Luminaries
By Eleanor Catton
(McClelland & Stewart, 834 pages, $35)

By Joanna Aegard

A Thunder Bay author has made the shortlist for a Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award.

Nominations are now being accepted for the Northwestern Ontario Writers’ Workshop’s 2014 Literary Awards.
There are two awards up for grabs.

The Rosie Project
By Graeme Simsion
(Simon & Schuster, 304 pages, $24)

By Lori Kauzlarick
Don Tillman is a geneticist and a genius, unfortunately he has the social skills of a speed bump.