Sara Spike

Sara Spike, PhD, is a cultural historian of rural and coastal environments in Canada.

Reviews by Sara Spike:

November 1, 2023
Stephen Humphrey's book attempts to untangle the messy, ancient, multispecies relationships at the heart of plant life.
November 5, 2020
This volume brings together Indigenous traditional knowledge holders, Indigenous scholars, and settler scholars, whose varied contributions convincingly demonstrate that the biological character of North America has been shaped by millennia of intentional, knowledgeable landscape management.
March 17, 2017
Kaie Kellough's Accordéon is a smart experimental novel with a timely message about culture and diversity in the city of Montreal.
February 24, 2017
The Montreal Review of Books invited Marc Raboy, author of Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World, to answer a few questions about Guglielmo Marconi’s enduring significance and the experience of writing his biography.
November 4, 2016
Ben Katchor’s Cheap Novelties is considered to have been one of the first modern graphic novels. First published in the late 1980s as a series of strips in the alternative weekly New York Press and then as a RAW one-shot in 1991, the comic has finally received the full Drawn & Quarterly treatment on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary.
August 26, 2016
Montreal artist and curator Anne Golden’s debut novel, From the Archives of Vidéo Populaire, is a remarkable depiction of the heady early years of video art in 1970s Montreal.