Review: A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews

Title: A Complicated Kindness Author: Miriam Toews Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: 2004 ISBN: 9780676978568 Synopsis from Goodreads: Sixteen-year-old Nomi Nickel longs to hang out with Lou Reed and Marianne Faithfull in New York City’s East Village. Instead she’s trapped in East Village, Manitoba, a small town whose population is Mennonite: “the most embarrassing sub-sect ofContinue reading “Review: A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews”

Review: The Flying Troumans by Miriam Toews

Title: The Flying Troutman Author: Miriam Toews Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: ISBN: 9780307397492 Synopsis from Goodreads: Hattie hears her sister Min has been checked into a psychiatric hospital, and finds herself flying back to Winnipeg to take care of Thebes and Logan, her niece and nephew. Not knowing what else to do, she loads theContinue reading “Review: The Flying Troumans by Miriam Toews”