"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." - Emily Donaldson, Toronto Star
"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." - Tracy Sherlock, Vancouver Sun
"...elegantly argued lectures." - Brian Bethune, Maclean's
"...Hill is a wonderful storyteller, and it's the stories - his own in particular - that absorb and resonate." - Carolyn Abraham, Globe and Mail
"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
"A natural choice for Massey lecturer" - Ian McGillis, The Montreal Gazette
"...a comprehensive and powerful social history of blood and its myriad implications for the ways we view ourselves." - Devyani Saltzman, The Province
"The book is enlivened by Hill's personal and familial experiences with blood... he affirms the humanist and scientifically accurate description that we are all part of the unfolding diversity of the human family. Amen!" - Brian Ostrow, Blog for the Bookstore
"...Hill is a commanding storyteller..." - Kamal Al-Solaylee, Quill & Quire