Book Reviews:


"Selwyn is a memorable protagonist. Stiles tells his grimly comic story with wit and heart."

--Publishers Weekly--

"If Holden Caulfield were Canadian he might be
Stiles's Selwyn Davis... the promise of a new voice is strong."

--University of Toronto Quarterly--

"There's some fine, snappy, funny writing in The Insolent Boy. A fresh viewpoint glitters intermittently throughout this first novel."

--The Globe and Mail--

"Has the mythological quality of Günter Grass' The Tin Drum."

--The Georgia Straight--

"(The novel is...) very good at describing the tunnel vision mentality of a touring rock band..."

--***Eye Weekly--

"Hilarious... reminiscent of Portnoy`s Complaint."

--The Danforth Review--

"The opening chapters of The Insolent Boy are laugh out loud funny."

--Pagitica in Toronto--