Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, 2013, Commended, Blood.
Transparent and compelling.
The book is as enthralling as it is informative.
The reasons for Hill's success as a writer are apparent throughout.
- Publisher's Weekly, starred review
...Hill is a commanding storyteller...
- Quill & Quire
...a comprehensive and powerful social history of blood and its myriad implications for the ways we view ourselves.
- The Province
...Hill is a wonderful storyteller, and it’s the stories – his own in particular – that absorb and resonate.
- Globe and Mail
...elegantly argued lectures.
The book is chock full of fascinating statistics, anecdotes and arguments about blood and ranges in topics...It's entertaining, shocking and informative; the lectures should be both challenging and engaging.
- Vancouver Sun
Where Blood shines (glistens?) is in the many places where Hill exposes and explores the contradictions and liminal spaces of a topic that — whether we like it or not — unites us all.
- Toronto Star