ALL MANNER OF MISUNDERSTANDING

By Patrick Warner Whether describing a fight outside a Claremorris dance hall, or studying leaves in a windswept college square, Patrick Warner’s poems are as condensed as hardened snowballs, and strike, right on target, with great effect. Though structurally straight forward, his poems are both conceptually and imagistically complex and rife with symbolic and slightly surreal …

AMAZING NEWFOUNDLAND STORIES

By Jack Fitzgerald The popularity of Jack Fitzgerald’s Notebookresulted in a second collection of stories of unusual, supernatural and legendary events relating to Newfoundland and Newfoundlanders. Amazing Newfoundland Stories includes unique and entertaining tales of mystery, heroes, crimes both ancient and modern, shipwrecks, war and pirates.

AND WE WERE SAILORS

By David Benson Unlike many who write about Newfoundland and the sea, poet David Benson is a seaman as well as a long time political activist. He and his family live an age-old tradition, yet must deal with a political system that discourages thought in the present and encourages an “unremembering” of the past. Avoiding romanticism, …

ANOTHER TIME, ANOTHER PLACE

A nostalgic and humorous look at life in St. John’s in the 1940s and 1950 By Jack Fitzgerald Short-list finalist, 1999 Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Book Award for Non-Fiction Another Time, Another Place is an affectionate look back at downtown St. John’s in the middle decades of this century. Fitzgerald draws largely upon his own memories …

AT OCEAN’S EDGE

By Susan Chalker Browne Cape Spear, the most easterly point of land in North America, was considered to be one of the most dangerous obstacles for a ship approaching St. John’s. Hence, Cape Spear Lighthouse opened on September 1, 1836. Its first keeper was Emmanuel Warre, who held the post until his death in 1846. At …