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Of Juxtaposition

By John Harris | 2009 November 18

John Harris posts a review of Cecil Giscombe’s new book of poems

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Yew and Me

By Renee Rodin | 2009 November 18

Renee Rodin isn’t happy about the way Vancouver is going, and she knows why…

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RIP Patwant Singh, 1925-2009

By Brian Fawcett | 2009 August 29

Brian Fawcett meets a wise man.

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In the Land of Oz

By Stan Persky | 2009 July 17

Coming-of-age, coming-to-grief, coming-to-terms in Amos Oz’s tale of love and darkness.

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Spiral Diving at the Toronto Fringe

By Brian Fawcett | 2009 July 9

Brian Fawcett is front row centre at the Toronto Fringe Festival.

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Trudeau, He Ain’t

By Max Fawcett | 2009 July 3

Max Fawcett examines the comparisons that have been made between Michael Ignatieff and Pierre Trudeau, but finds little of substance to support them.

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The Snowflake from the Snow

By Stan Persky | 2009 June 16

In Orhan Pamuk’s novel about contemporary Turkey, it’s snowing at the end of the world.

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The Northern Name Game

By Max Fawcett | 2009 June 11

Max Fawcett discovers that up north, names aren’t ever what they seem to be.

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Homeland Alone

By Stan Persky | 2009 May 21

Stan Persky reads the war books of a belligerent decade.

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Robin Blaser, 1925-2009: Death’s Duty

By Stan Persky | 2009 May 8

Reflections on the death of poet Robin Blaser.

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