Michael Christie – If I Fall, If I die

‘The boy stepped Outside, and he did not die.’ So Michael Christie’s latest novel If I Fall, If I Die begins. This is a beautiful story about growing up, mental illness, social divisions, relationships and education. Will lives in Thunder Bay with his mother, an agrophobe who suffers from severe depression. The only way sheContinue reading “Michael Christie – If I Fall, If I die”

Why reading won’t die

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the art of the written word, or at least the art of consuming that written word is over. But it seems that some people in some places are determined to ensure that books continue to be explored. Until now only used by shady-looking characters exchanging presents, or the kindContinue reading “Why reading won’t die”