Columbine

Investigative reporter Dave Cullen spent ten years researching and compiling the definitive narrative of the April 20, 1999 massacre at Columbine High. In Columbine, Cullen focuses not only on the events that transpired that day but also what led to Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold deciding to inflict a deadly attack on their peers and…

The Whisper on the Night Wind

After reading of the mysterious Traverspine Beast, a frightening animal who terrorized the residents of Traverspine, Labrador in the early 20th century, acclaimed exploration author Adam Shoalts sets off on a journey through the wilds of one of Canada’s most sparsely populated provinces in an effort to uncover the truth surrounding this deadly monster. In…

The Last Good Year

Over the years, I’ve made several trips to Toronto, the first time being in 2001, two years after the final game played at Maple Leaf Gardens, the longtime home of the Toronto Maple Leafs. While I wasn’t able to go inside at the time, I was able to take a few photos of myself outside…

Call Me Indian

CALL ME INDIAN is the story of Fred Sasakamoose, the first treaty aboriginal player to make it to the NHL. Although Fred’s time as a professional hockey player may have been what draws the audience for this book, his story is so much more than that. Before Fred laced up his skates and became something…

Fuzz

In Fuzz, author Mary Roach looks at the various ways nature “breaks the law”. Mary travels the world to look into a variety of instances when the natural world oversteps its bounds. From murderous animals and the crime scenes they leave in their wake to bears breaking and entering to pick-pocket monkeys, all the way…

A Carnival of Snackery

David Sedaris returns with his second collection of diary entries. A Carnival of Snackery spans from 2003 all the way up to 2020. This is a hard one to review and it will entirely depend on if you’re already a big fan of David’s work. By no means should anyone begin their Sedaris journey with…