Book Review by Renowned Author David Kitz

“McCloskey packs more meaning into a single sentence than many authors capture in an entire chapter. There’s very little fluff, and plenty of mental nutrition that a reader can draw from every chapter.”


Lament for Spilt Porter in the CCNS

“Castle Quay Books Canada announces their newest title addressing the crises of meaning and the context of life and relations in our modern world - by Larry McCloskey”


Lament for Spilt Porter in The Oscar

The launch for “Lament for Spilt Porter” was held on December 6th at Life of Pie in Old Ottawa South. The article on the launch is on Page 11 of the Oscar. Click the button below to view the article.


Unspoken in Ottawa Life Magazine

"With two books currently published, Dog-Eared Books’ mission is to make high-quality books featuring “good stories with strong characters and positive themes.” Unspoken fills all of these criteria. It is a wonderful independent novel that will undoubtedly help adolescents understand the changing world surrounding them."


Unspoken in the Glebe Report

"The novelist captured the focus and drive of competitive runners in such a compelling way that I raced through the last chapters to find out the outcome."


Dog-Eared Books in The Oscar

"We don’t always translate our intentions into action. Most of all, we don’t often enough realize our secret passions into reality. I’ve had several books published by traditional publishers, which on balance was a positive experience. But the publishing world had changed dramatically."