Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tracey Lindberg’s Birdie

“There was a certain comfort in having someone so assured make decisions at such an embarrassing time. Still, it was hard to remember that when her kohkom” – grandmother – “whipped out a piece of twine, wrapped it around her rib cage and passed it to the wide-eyed sales clerk.

‘This big,’ she had said. ‘She was this big.”

My latest Globe and Mail review, Tracey Lindberg’s Birdie.