Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing”

Some Great Thing Lawrence Hill Published: 1992 Publisher: Harper Perennial ISBN: 978-1-55468-694-0 Written by the same author who brought us The Book of Negroes, the novel┬áSome Great Thing┬átells the story of Winnipeg native, Mahatma Grafton, a young and passionate journalist. As a young black man with a very unique name, Mahatma faces assumptions about raceContinue reading “Lawrence Hill’s “Some Great Thing””

A Disappointing Read in Stephen Kelman’s “Pigeon English”

It’s always a disappointment to pick up that novel you’ve been excited to read for ages only to have it not live up to those high hopes you had for it. This was my experience with Stephen Kelman’s “Pigeon English.” What drew me initially to buy this book was it’s bright orange and yellow coverContinue reading “A Disappointing Read in Stephen Kelman’s “Pigeon English””