June 2005

  • Building a Stronger World

    A review of Sebastian Mallaby’s The World’s Banker: A Story of Failed States, Financial Crises and the Wealth and Poverty of Nations; Responsible Growth for the New Millennium: Integrating Society, Ecology and the Economy, published by the World Bank; A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility, published by the United Nations; and Michael Rosberg’s The Power of Greed: Collective Action in International Development
  • Literary Soulmates

    A review of Thomas Hardy: A Biography Revisited, by Michael Millgate
  • Substance over Sex Appeal

    A review of Two Percent Target: Canadian Monetary Policy Since 1991, by David E.W. Laidler and William B.P. Robson

  • A Master Thinker’s Thoughts

    A review of William F. Sullivan’s Eye of the Heart: Knowing the Human Good in the Euthanasia Debate

    A poem
  • For bpn (circa 1965)

    A poem
  • Knocked Out

    A poem
  • Cree Heroes in a European War

    A review of Three Day Road, by Joseph Boyden
  • Wartime Memories Sans Clichés

    A review of Lisa Appignanesi’s The Memory Man
  • Canada and Africa

    An essay
  • Tea and Hypocrisy

    A review of Fight or Pay: Soldiers’ Families in the Great War, by Desmond Morton
  • The Upcoming Copyright Clash

    An essay
  • Many More Trudeaus

    A review of The Hidden Pierre Elliott Trudeau: The Faith Behind the Politics, edited by John English, Richard Gwyn and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, and Pierre: Colleagues and Friends Talk about the Trudeau They Knew, edited by Nancy Southam
  • Comparing Constitutions

    A review of Constitutional Politics in Canada and the United States, edited by Stephen L.Newman

Kevin Sylvester

Kevin Sylvester is an author and illustrator who lives in Toronto. He also does the sports for CBC Radio. His new book, Sports Hall of Weird, is available everywhere. His first book, the political spoof Shadrin Has Scored for Russia, is available by e-mailing him at <>.