Two senior Vancouver poets, George Bowering and George Stanley, do a book together. John Harris reads it.
From The New York Review: the identity debate.
Bob Rowan tells a free speech story about a too-little-known American philosopher, Alexander Meiklejohn.
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.
Stan Persky tries to get through the day… a day all about, well, Stan Persky.
The message from John McCain’s funeral.
Brian Fawcett reads the jacket copy of a science fiction novel
Old Age and Writing are disturbed by thought. Three George Stanley poems.
I’m mad as hell and…
Trump is deciding whether to pull out of the Iran deal. French president Emmanuel Macron had some friendly advice.