Here are links to a few recent book reviews I've written for print and online publications in Canada and the United States. For a complete archive of my essays and reviews for The Millions, click here. For a complete archive of my essays and reviews for The Los Angeles Review of Books, click here.
"Review: Grace O’Connell’s Be Ready for the Lightning is both a coming-of-age tale and an explosive crime drama," The Globe and Mail, June 17, 2017
"Review: James Laxer’s Staking Claims to a Continent offers a reflection on the people and moments that shaped North America," The Globe and Mail, June 9, 2016
"Review: A writer heads to the Philippines in John Irving's Avenue of Mysteries, but it is his Mexican childhood where the novel truly shines," The Globe and Mail, November 14, 2015
"Review: Despite a cast of quirky characters, Patrick deWitt’s Undermajordomo Minor is a muddle," The Globe and Mail, September 12, 2015
"A Slingshot Full of Stories: On Malcolm Gladwell's David & Goliath," The Millions, October 1, 2013