RIP Patwant Singh, 1925-2009

By Brian Fawcett | August 29, 2009

Brian Fawcett meets a wise man.

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In the Land of Oz

By Stan Persky | July 17, 2009

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 | July 9, 2009

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

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Trudeau, He Ain’t

By Max Fawcett | July 3, 2009

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 | June 16, 2009

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 | June 11, 2009

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

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Homeland Alone

By Stan Persky | May 21, 2009

Stan Persky reads the war books of a belligerent decade.

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Robin Blaser, 1925-2009: Death’s Duty

By Stan Persky | May 8, 2009

Reflections on the death of poet Robin Blaser.

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By Stan Persky | April 18, 2009

Stan Persky reads an unforgettable novel about heroes.

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Intimate Sources

By Stan Persky | March 31, 2009

Stan Persky’s mini-memoir about Attila Richard Lukacs’s Polaroid studies.

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