(January/February) Bookshelf: The Energy of Slaves book review, in Alberta Views 16(1): 59.
“Alberta journalist Andrew Nikiforuk’s latest book is incredibly well-researched, cites and addresses a range of sources and offers surprising and interesting glimpses into a world history of slavery and oil use. It is also a reprimand, a demand on moral grounds, to seriously reconsider our everyday use of energy at every level of society. But, most importantly, it will not persuade anyone. …”