Can Democracy Work? asks James Miller. It’s not only this year’s question, it’s a question for the ages, from ancient Athens to the Trumpian present.
Two senior Vancouver poets, George Bowering and George Stanley, do a book together. John Harris reads and reviews.
Amos Oz, 1939-2018. Reading “A Tale of Love and Darkness.”
David Shields thinks Trump is missing an “inner life.” Brian Fawcett checks.
Sheldon Goldfarb’s history of student life at UBC takes us back to school.
George Bowering has a new novel. It’s called “No One.” Does it objectify anyone?
Remembering Philip Roth and his indelible novel, “The Human Stain.”
Taking a second look at Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury.”
The Grand Tour is more precarious than it used to be.
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.