In Macleans magazine Dilia Narduzzi reviews His Whole Life: “Hay writes an expansive novel about the meaning of loyalty, friendship, and choosing between staying and going. While there’s plenty to sink your teeth into — the intense relationships between humans and dogs, cancer’s emotional and physical toll — it’s Hay’s perceptive writing that shines brightest. There’s something magical in the descriptions of the family lake house in Ontario … The effect of the lake ripples across each character. His Whole Life offers a perspective about what it means to be Canadian — in our political history and romantic, wild habitats. Archetypal stories, yes, but compelling ones.” Read the full review here.