Issues

October 2004

  • Sickness in the Church

    An essay
  • The “Hamlet” of the Maritimes

    A review of The Right Fight: Bernard Lord and the Conservative Dilemma, by Jacques Poitras
  • The Importance of Being Mennonite

    A review of A Complicated Kindness, by Miriam Toews

  • Reader-Friendly Critics

    A review of Uncommon Readers: Denis Donoghue, Frank Kermode, George Steiner and the Tradition of the Common Reader, by Christopher J. Knight
  • Chasing Celebrity

    A review of Hal Niedzviecki’s Hello I’m Special: How Individuality Became the New Conformity
  • Living on Corporate Welfare

    A review of Silent Partners: Taxpayers and the Bankrolling of Bombardier, by Peter Hadekel
  • The Origin of Language Part One

    A poem
  • Scumbled

    A poem
  • from Semantic Memory

    A poem
  • Strutting and Fretting

    A review of Greg Kramer’s Wally  and Trevor Cole’s Norman Bray in the Performance of his Life
  • The Importance of Being Mennonite

    A review of A Complicated Kindness, by Miriam Toews
  • Making Gender Count

    A review of Still Counting: Women in Politics across Canada, by Linda Trimble and Jane Arscott
  • Poets of the Country

    A review of The Confederation Group of Canadian Poets, 1880–1897, by D.M.R. Bentley
  • The Theory of Everything

    A review of The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time and the Texture of Reality, by Brian Greene, Three Roads to Quantum Gravity, by Lee Smolin, and Universe on a T-Shirt: The Quest for the Theory of Everything, by Dan Falk
  • Canada’s Yankee Railroad Czar

    A review of From Telegrapher to Titan: The Life of William C. Van Horne, by Valerie Knowles

Tom Pokinko

Tom Pokinko is a Montreal-based illustrator and graphic artist. He can be reached at tom_pokinko@yahoo.ca.