January–February 2005

  • Living with Bush’s America

    An essay
  • Reality Denied

    A review of From Empire to Republic: Turkish Nationalism and the Armenian Genocide, by Taner Akçam
  • A Homegrown Morality Tale

    A review of Wrong Way: The Fall of Conrad Black, by Jacquie McNish and Sinclair Stewart, Here Be Dragons: Telling Tales of People, Passion and Power, by Peter C. Newman, Shades of Black: Conrad Black—His Rise and Fall, by Richard Siklos, and Lord Black: The Biography, by George Tombs

  • Rearranging the Deck Chairs

    A review of Governing Ourselves? The Politics of Canadian Communities, by Mary Louise McAllister
  • Medicare’s Architect

    A review of Frederick Vaughan’s Aggressive in Pursuit: The Life of Justice Emmett Hall
  • Olson

    A poem
  • Reasons to Stay #2

    A poem
  • 22b.

    A poem
  • Road Worthy (1)

    A review of Walk to New York: A Journey Out of the Wilds of Canada, by Charles Wilkins
  • Road Worthy (2)

    A review of Michael Helm’s In the Place of Last Things
  • When the Shooting Stops

    A review of At War’s End: Building Peace After Civil Conflict, by Roland Paris
  • Allure of the Ice Floes

    A review of The Man Who Mapped the Arctic: The Intrepid Life of George Back, Franklin’s Lieutenant, by Peter Steele, and The Last Imaginary Place: A Human History of the Arctic World, by Robert McGhee
  • Deb and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

    A review of Deborah Grey’s Never Retreat, Never Explain, Never Apologize: My Life, My Politics
  • Five to Outlast Us…

  • …And Five That Slipped Past Us

  • Who Is In Charge Here?

    A review of Tests of Global Governance: Canadian Diplomacy and United Nations World Conferences, by Andrew F. Cooper

Karen Kraven

Karen Kraven is an award-winning freelance illustrator and graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design. Her work has been published in Geist, Maisonneuve and Applied Arts Magazine. More samples of her work are available at <>.