Sandra Martin

LRC Contributor

Sandra Martin’s Working the Dead Beat: 50 Lives that Changed Canada was reviewed in the November 2012 issue of the LRC. Her latest book, A Good Death: Making the Most of Our Final Choices, recently won the British Columbia National Prize for Non-fiction and has been shortlisted for both the Dafoe and the Donner prizes.

Articles by Sandra Martin

  • Speaking of Dying (May 2017)
    Do public rituals of grief ever help us mourn?
  • Good Mother, Bad Mother (December 2016)
    Emma Donoghue’s novel makes the case for loving hearts over biological ties
  • The Bear Tamer Reconsidered (November 2005)
    A review of Marian Engel: Life in Letters, edited by Christl Verduyn and Kathleen Garay, and Intimate Strangers: The Letters of Margaret Laurence and Gabrielle Roy, edited by Paul G. Socken
  • Facing the Future (October 2013)
    The decisions to be made about aging in Canada are both personal and public
  • Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis (September 2012)
    A review of The Sweet Sixteen: The Journey That Inspired the Canadian Women’s Press Club, by Linda Kay
  • The Posthumous Richler (May 2008)
    A review of Leaving St. Urbain, by Reinhold Kramer