November 2005

  • An Unholy Marriage

    A review of The Secret Mulroney Tapes: Unguarded Confessions of a Prime Minister, by Peter C. Newman
  • Honour Killings

    A review of Violence in the Name of Honour: Theoretical and Political Challenges, edited by Shahrzad Mojab and Nahla Abdo
  • CanLit Globalized

    A review of Nick Mount’s When Canadian Literature Moved to New York

  • A Giant of Jurisprudence

    A review of Bora Laskin: Bringing Law to Life, by Philip Girard
  • Lighting and Lightening a Country

    A review of A Great Feast of Light: Growing Up Irish in the Television Age, by John Doyle
  • Too Much Theory, Too Much Ideology

    A review of Ian McKay’s Rebels, Reds, Radicals: Rethinking Canada’s Left History
  • Tracking Those in Poverty

    A review of Telling Tales: Living the Effects of Public Policy, by Sheila Neysmith, Kate Bezanson and Anne O’Connell
  • My Last Erotic Poem

    A poem
  • The Unborn

    A poem
  • Dip

    A poem
  • Meal

    A poem
  • Elegy on a County Island

    A review of A Map of Glass, by Jane Urquhart
  • So Vicious It’s Delicious

    A review of Joan Barfoot’s Luck
  • The Invisible Class

    An essay
  • A Tattered Canadian Hero

    A review of Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy, by William Echard, and Neil Young Nation: A Quest, an Obsession (and a True Story), by Kevin Chong
  • A (Tarnished) Penny for Her Thoughts

    A review of Laura Penny’s Your Call Is Important to Us: The Truth about Bullshit
  • The Bear Tamer Reconsidered

    A review of Marian Engel: Life in Letters, edited by Christl Verduyn and Kathleen Garay, and Intimate Strangers: The Letters of Margaret Laurence and Gabrielle Roy, edited by Paul G. Socken
  • The Value of Talkfests

    A review of The G8, the United Nations and Conflict Prevention, edited by John J. Kirton and Radoslava N. Stefanova
  • Riding the Range

    A review of The Bar U and Canadian Ranching History, by Simon M. Evans

Kevin Sylvester

Kevin Sylvester is an author, illustrator, and CBC sportscaster and host who lives in Toronto. His new book, Sports Hall of Weird, was published by KidsCan Press in 2005, and his old book, Shadrin Has Scored for Russia is available from him directly at <>.