Reviews 1960

1960
Heaven’s My Destination by Thornton Wilder
Title:
Collage #1 (Chicago, 1960)

archy and mehitabel by Don Marquis
Title:
Collage #1 (Chicago, 1960)

Bitter Lemons by Lawrence Durrell
Title:
Collage #2 (Chicago, 1960)

The Wit and Humor of Oscar Wilde
Title:
Collage #2 (Chicago, 1960)

Approach to Greek Art by Charles Seltman
Title:
Collage #2 (Chicago, 1960)

The Prostitute in Literature
Title:
Collage #2 (Chicago, 1960)

Reviews 1964

1964
Why We Can’t Wait by Martin Luther King
Title:
Varsity 3 October 1964

The Betrayal by Henry Kreisel
Title:
Varsity 9 October 1964

The Defense by Vladimir Nabokov
Title:
Varsity 30 October 1964

The Italian Girl by Iris Murdoch
Title:
Varsity 13 November 1964

The Deserter by Douglas LePan
Title:
Varsity 18 December 1964

The Disorderly Orderly [Jerry Lewis film]
Title:
Varsity 18 December 1964

Reviews 1965

1965
Marriage–Italian Style [Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni film]
Title:
Varsity 8 January 1965

Going to University and Technical College by Eva Murray-Brown
Title:
Varsity 15 January 1965

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K Dick
Title:
Varsity 22 January 1965

The Horse Knows the Way by John O’Hara
Title:
Varsity 5 February 1965

Dear Brigitte [Bardot film]
Title:
Varsity 12 March 1965

Nothing Like the Sun by Anthony Burgess
Title:
Varsity 12 March 1965

Vive Moi! by Sean O’Faolain
Title:
Varsity 12 March 1965

Harlem: a Community in Transition ed/John Henrik Clarke
Title:
Varsity 19 March 1965

The Broken Shore by Armand Lanoux
Title:
Varsity 24 September 1965

The Emperor of Ice-Cream by Brian Moore
Title:
Varsity 1 October 1965

Modesty Blaise by Peter O’Donnell
Title:
Varsity ?? October 1965

The Mandelbaum Gate by Muriel Spark
Title:
Varsity ?? October 1965

Language on Vacation by Dimitri A Borgmann
Title:
Varsity 15 October 1965

Canada: the Uneasy Neighbor by Gerald Clark
Title:
Varsity 5 November 1965

Cork Street, Next to the Hatters by Pamela Hansford Johnson
Title:
Varsity ?? November 1965

Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne
The High Wire by William Haggard
Horse Under Water by Len Deighton
Suicide and Attempted Suicide by Erwin Stengel
Nasser’s Egypt by Peter Mansfield
Title:
Varsity 26 November 1965

Beyond Tomorrow ed/Damon Knight
Title:
Varsity ?? November 1965

All These Women [Ingmar Bergman]
Title:
Varsity 1965

Reviews 1966

1966
Torquemada by Howard Fast
Title:
Varsity 25 February 1966

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Title:
Varsity 25 February 1966

The Dignity of Youth and Other Atavisms by Edgar Z Friedenberg
Title:
Varsity ?? February 1966

Billion-Dollar Brain by Len Deighton
Title:
Varsity 11 March 1966

The Magus by John Fowles
Title:
Varsity 11 March 1966

The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths by Brian W Aldiss
Title:
The Toronto Star 20 August 1966

British agent by John Whitwell
Title:
The Toronto Star 20 August 1966

The Way It Was by Stephen Sohmer
The Old Man at the Railroad Crossing by William Maxwell
Judgement of Eve by Edgar Pangborn
Memories of the Future by Paul Horgan
Title:
The Toronto Star 27 August 1966

New Writings in S-F 8 ed John Carnell
Women at Work by Margaret Kennedy
The Early Life of Stephen Hind by Storm Jameson
The Flame by Jim Hunter
Title:
The Toronto Star 3 September 1966

Come Back, Geordie by David Walker
Girls of Two Summers by Gerald Taaffe
Like Any Other Man by Patrick Boyle
Title:
The Toronto Star 17 September 1966

The Forms of Music by Andre Hodeir
Title:
Varsity 23 September 1966

The Fixer by Bernard Malamud
The Day Television Died by Don McGuire
Call the Keeper by Nat Hentoff
Game in Heaven with Tussy Marx by Piers Paul Read
Title:
The Toronto Star 24 September 1966

The Creative Writer by Earle Birney
Title:
Varsity 30 September 1966

The Music School by John Updike
A Horseman Riding By by R F Delderfield
Don Quixote, USA by Richard Powell
A Planet of your Own by John Brunner
The Star Fox by Poul Anderson
The Road Past Altamount by Gabrielle Roy
The Piano Sport by Don Asher
Title:
The Toronto Star 1 October 1966

The Battle for Leyte Gulf by C Vann Woodward
Title:
Varsity ?? November 1966
cut

The Tolkien Reader by J R R Tolkien
Title:
Varsity 7 October 1966
cut

When Eight Bells Toll by Alistair MacLean
Sabre-Tooth by Peter O’Donnell
Poorboy at the party by Robert Gover
The Love Department by William Trevor
Title:
The Toronto Star 8 October 1966

Causeway [literary journal]
Title:
Varsity 14 October 1966

Black Angels and Other Stories by Bruce Jay Friedman
The Sea Break by Anthony Trew
In the Company of Eagles by Ernest K Gann
Strange Signposts ed Roger Elwood and Sam Moskowitz
Worlds Apart ed Amabel Williams-Ellis
The Long Result by John Brunner
Title:
The Toronto Star 15 October 1966

Noshitaka by Norman Elder
Title:
Varsity 21 October 1966

Country of Old Men by Paul Olsen
In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash by Jean Shepherd
The Stranger in the Snow by Lester Goran
The Girl in the Black Raincoat ed George Garrett
Title:
The Toronto Star 22 October 1966

Sunday and The Little Man from Archangel by Georges Simenon
Title:
Varsity 28 October 1966

Leftovers by Polly Toynbee
Simon Says by Margaret Ritter
The Decline and Fall of Daphne Flynn by R Bruce Moody
Title:
The Toronto Star 29 October 1966

And Mistress Pursuing by Brian Earnshaw
The High Commissioner by Jon Cleary
The Wheel by Alan White
Welcome to the Club by Clement Biddle Wood
Title:
The Toronto Star 5 November 1966

Building Canada: an Architectural History of Canadian Life by Alan Gowans
Title:
Varsity 11 November 1966

Mankind Under the Leash by Thomas M Disch
Planet of Exile by Ursula K Le Guin
The Man Who Was Magic by Paul Gallico
The Decline of the West by David Caute
Title:
The Toronto Star 12 November 1966

The Shameless Old Lady [film]
Title:
Varsity 18 November 1966
as by Gregory Smythe

Mandrake by Susan Cooper
The Crystal World by J G Ballard
Title:
Varsity 18 November 1966
cut

La Chamade by Francoise Sagan
The Heat of the Sun by Sean O’Faolain
Inner Circle by Jerzy Peterkiewicz
Title:
The Toronto Star 19 November 1966

The Adventures of Gremlin by DuPre Jones
Title:
Varsity 25 November 1966

The Time of the Angels by Iris Murdoch
Title:
Varsity 2 December 1966

All Night Stand by Thom Keyes
Choice Cuts by Thomas Boileau and Pierre Narcejac
The Heir of Cain by Abraham Rothberg
Title:
The Toronto Star 3 December 1966

Esquire
Playboy [mags]
Title:
Varsity 9 December 1966

A Matter of Time by Jessamyn West
The Beasts by Leslie Garrett
The Face of Another by Kobo Abe
Title:
The Toronto Star 10 December 1966

The Penguin Book of Christmas Carols ed Elizabeth Poston
Earthblood by Keith Laumer and Rosel George Brown
The Three Fat Men by Uri Olesha
Title: “Xmas list”
Varsity 16 December 1966

Mott the Hoople by Willard Manus
The Spy in the Ointment by Donale E Westlake
Men at Work by Honor Tracy
Title: ”A fresh sampling of the comic novel”
Toronto Star 17 December 1966

The Frontiers of the Sea by Peter Ustinov
The Mouse by Georges Simenon
The Soldier’s Art by Anthony Powell
Title: ”Just an hour or so after Peter Ustinov you’re hungry again”
Toronto Star 24 December 1966

The 9th Directive by Adam Hall
The Bird Watcher by Joe Alex Morris
A Dream of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis
Title: ”Espionage fad: There’s much trash in the wake”
Toronto Star 31 December 1966

Reviews 1967

1967
Pop Goes America by William K Zinsser
The Great Leap by John Brooks
Title: ”Sloppy pop”
Varsity 6 January 1967

The Captain by Jan de Hartog
A House in Order by Nigel Dennis
Providings by Elspeth Davie
Title: “Jan de Hartog sparkles but his book falls flat”
Toronto Star 7 January 1967

Tlooth by Harry Mathews
Title: “Tlooth . . .”
Varsity 13 January 1967

Shepherds of the Night by Jorge Amado
The King of the Rainy Country by Nicholas Freeling
The Riot Frank Elli
Title: “`Shepherds': a rampage of a novel”
Toronto Star 14 January 1967

The Zinzin Road by Fletcher Knebel
One Man in the World by James Barlow
Title: “In Knebel books, politics is a lot of plots”
Toronto Star 21 January 1967

The Tacit Dimension by Michael Polanyi
Title: “On philosophy”
Varsity 27 January 1967

Story Teller by MacKinlay Kantor
The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
The Scorpions by Robert Kelly
Always Kill a Stranger by Robert L Fish
Title: “MacKinlay Kantor: The most typically American author?”
Toronto Star 28 January 1967

The Terminal Beach by J G Ballard
Title: “Science fiction”
Varsity 3 February 1967

Flying Finish by Dick Francis
The Aylwins by J I M Stewart
A Certain Island by Robert Murphy
Title: “Genre fiction: Not much of a future?”
Toronto Star 4 February 1967

The Fortress by Henry Jaeger
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The Eye of the Needle by Ben Stolzfus
Title: “There’s nothing placid about these three”
Toronto Star 11 February 1967

The Senses by Otto Lowenstein
The Stock Promotion Business by Ivan Shaffer
Niels Bohre by Ruth Moore
Waiting for Winter by John O’Hara
The Great Wall of China by John Robert Colombo
Title: “Six new books”
Varsity 17 February 1967

War Memorial by Martin Russ
Balloons Are Available by Jordan Crittenden
Lucinderella by Berry Fleming
Title: “Deceptive daydreams, deadpan and deadly”
Toronto Star 18 February 1967

The Terrible Pictures by Ben Healey
The Symbol by Alvah Bessie
Title: “What’s cute about unreasonable jealousy?”
Toronto Star 25 February 1967

The Night of the Generals (film)
Title: “Those earth-shaking pansy tics”
Varsity 3 March 1967

The Arrangement by Elia Kazan
The Quy Effect by Arthur Sellings
Maybe by Burt Blechman
Title: “Kazan’s new novel: the worst and the best”
Toronto Star 4 March 1967

A Sport and a Pastime by James Salter
The Great Bonacker Whisky War by Ralph Maloney
Colossus by D F Jones
Title: “Year’s best novel obscure, exquisite”
Toronto Star 11 March 1967

Five Years by Paul Goodman
Title: “True Confessions”
Varsity 17 March 1967

The Outcasts by Stephen Becker
The Plum Explosion by John van der Zee
Title: “His credentials high for `underrated’ title”
Toronto Star 25 March 1967

Mirror on the Floor by George Bowering
Title: “Pro poet but novice novelist”
Globe & Mail 6 May 1967

The Last of the Crazy People by Timothy Findley
Title:
Globe & Mail (May or June) 1967

The Day We Got Drunk on Cake by William Trevor
Title: “An ear for melancholy nuance”
Globe & Mail 7 October 1967

Grim Fairy Tales for Adults by Joel Wells
Title: “Grim fairy tales for adults”
Varsity 3 November 1967

The Season to be Wary by Rod Serling
Title: “Shades of a Twilight trash can”
Globe & Mail 9 December 1967

Reviews 1968

1968
Counter-Clock World by Philip K Dick
Title: “World in Reverse”
The New Captain George’s Whizzbang Toronto (vol 1, #2)

Reviews 1969

1969
The Boy from the Green Cabaret Tells of his Mother by Barry MacSweeney
A Point of no Return by Fwanyanga M Mulikita
The Passion Players by Edmund P Murray
The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre by Robert Denoon Cumming
Title: “Against the Juggernaut”
New Worlds #190 (May 1969) ed Michael Moorcock

Omnivore by Piers Anthony
Let the Fire Fall by Kate Wilhelm
Retief: Ambassador to Space by Keith Laumer
Brother Assassin by Fred Saberhagen
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K Le Guin
Title: “Slum Clearance”
New Worlds #194 (September/October 1969) ed Michael Moorcock

Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
Barefoot in the Head by Brian Aldiss
Steps by Jerzy Kosinski
Babel by Alan Burns
Novel on Yellow Paper by Stevie Smith
Title: “Pouring Down”
New Worlds #195 (November 1969) ed Michael Moorcock

Reviews 1970

1970
The Love Germ by Jill Neville
The Green Child by Herbert Read
Macroscope by Piers Anthony
Nightwings by Robert Silverberg
The Age of the Pussyfoot by Frederik Pohl
Title: “Gonorrhea and Logorrhea”
New Worlds #197 (January 1970) ed Charles Platt

Reviews 1973

1973
Partners in Wonder by Harlan Ellison
Timetracks by Keith Laumer
The Patterns of Chaos by Colin Kapp
The Light that Never Was by Lloyd Biggle Jr
Discoveries in Fantasy ed Lin Carter
Breakfast in the Ruins by Michael Moorcock
Title: “Shucksma”
New Worlds Quarterly 5 (whole #206) ed Michael Moorcock
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

Black Easter by James Blish
The Day After Judgement by James Blish
And All the Stars a Stage by James Blish
Best Science Fiction Stories of James Blish
Midsummer Century by James Blish
Title: “Scholia, Seasoned with Crabs, Blish Is”
New Worlds 6 (whole #207) (Sphere Books, 1973)
New Worlds #5 (whole #207) Berkley Books, 1974)
New Worlds: an Anthology (Flamingo, 1983) ed Michael Moorcock
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

Reviews 1974

1974
Astounding: John W Campbell Memorial Anthology ed Harry Harrison
Conscience Interplanetary by Joseph Green
The Hephaestus Plague by Thomas Page
Mister da V by Kit Reed
Title:
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction June 1974
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

Space Relations by Donald Barr
Star Smashers of the Galaxy Rangers by Harry Harrison
Tetrasomy Two by Oscar Rossiter
Commune 2000 AD by Mack Reynolds
Title:
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction September 1974
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)

Traitor to the Living by Philip Jose Farmer
Protector by Larry Niven
The Stainless Steel Rat Saves the World by Harry Harrison
Title: “Birdseed for our Feathered Friends”
New Worlds Quarterly 7 (1974)
Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988)