Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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Reviews

David Shields - Nobody Hates Trump More Than Trump

Taking the Piss out of Donald Trump

By Brian Fawcett | 2018 November 7

David Shields thinks Trump is missing an “inner life.” Brian Fawcett checks.

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Dear Old Golden Rule Days

By Stan Persky | 2018 August 11

Sheldon Goldfarb’s history of student life at UBC takes us back to school.

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The Objects of My Affection

By George Bowering | 2018 June 12

George Bowering has a new novel. It’s called “No One.” Does it objectify anyone?

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Philip Roth (1933-2018): Indelible

By Stan Persky | 2018 May 23

Remembering Philip Roth and his indelible novel, “The Human Stain.”

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Ashes and Embers

By Stan Persky | 2018 April 14

Taking a second look at Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury.”

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Letter from Europe: Worst-Case Scenarios

By Stan Persky | 2018 February 20

The Grand Tour is more precarious than it used to be.

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2017: Last Year’s Reading

By Stan Persky | 2018 January 1

Longer than a tweet, faster than a Fox News lie, here are some of the books of the year — read, re-read, and not-so-red in the Age of Trumpty-Dumpty.

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The Ins and Outs of the Labyrinth

By Stan Persky | 2017 October 24

It’s a flash-mob Greek tragedy. Stan Persky reviews “Adults in the Room,” the political memoir that tells you almost everything you need to know about the EU.

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Our Intrepid Reporter

By Stan Persky | 2017 October 15

Martha Gellhorn’s journalistic beat covered the globe. Today, there’s more reason than ever to read her dispatches from the front.

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Andrew Struthers’ Hippie Calculations

By John Harris | 2017 August 21

John Harris reviews Andrew Struthers’ new book from New Star Press.

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