The Little Fox of Mayerville by Éric Mathieu, translated by Peter McCambridge

As I was reading With My Back to the World by Sally Cooper, I wrote down "Value the child and maybe everything else falls into place." In The Little Fox of Mayerville we read about a child who is not valued - a child who is neglected, abused and abandoned. My whole childhood was nothing but … Continue reading The Little Fox of Mayerville by Éric Mathieu, translated by Peter McCambridge

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Oscar by Mauricio Segura, translated by Donald Winkler

Going into this book I knew who Oscar Peterson was, where he came from, and what kind of music he played. I'm not a big jazz fan, but it's hard not to admire the way he plays the piano. However, I didn't know anything else about his life, so I am glad to have had … Continue reading Oscar by Mauricio Segura, translated by Donald Winkler