Mandelman’s Debba

By Caleb Powell | September 1, 2010

Caleb Powell reads a tangled Israeli tale.

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Nazneen’s Moon

By Brian Fawcett | August 4, 2010

Brian Fawcett reviews Nazneen Sheikh’s unique memoir, Moon Over Marrakesh

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Echt! My Enthusiasm Curbed:Terry Rigelhof e-talks with Gordon Lockheed about the works of Anne Michaels and Michael Ondaatje

By Gordon Lockheed | July 23, 2010

Gordon Lockheed conducts an electronic Interview with Terry Rigelhof about the work of Anne Michaels and Michael Ondaatje, and their relative absence from Hooked on Canadian Books: The Good, the Better and the Best Canadian Novels since 1984

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That Sinking Feeling

By Stan Persky | July 5, 2010

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on the rough seas of capitalism.

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Other Voices, Other Realms

By Stan Persky | June 13, 2010

International writing in the first decade of the 21st century. How “elsewhere” became merely relative, and the “exotic” referred only to “virtual reality.”

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The New Ken Belford: Reaching Out without Selling Out

By John Harris | June 10, 2010

John Harris gives Ken Belford’s new book of poems the kind of close reading poets ought to be willing to kill to get, even when it doesn’t entirely come out the way they’d want.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm, Eh?

By Stan Persky | May 27, 2010

Reading Canadian writing. The conversation continues.

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Germans and Indians

By Norbert Ruebsaat | May 26, 2010

Norbert Ruebsaat files a remarkable report on what it’s like to be German amongst the aboriginal and other native peoples on Canada’s West Coast.

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By Jean Baird | May 2, 2010

1975 I’ve been at this project now for months, reading the shortlisted and winning books. In order to meet the demands of a prize that requires reading 100 or more books, considering the time allotted, jurors must be reading 5 or more books a week. I’m not convinced that is possible—or desirable. How do judges…

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Adrift on the Ark

By Vivien Lougheed | May 2, 2010

Vivien Lougheed reads Margaret Thompson’s animal stories, and thinks about the distance from here to Eden.

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