July–August 2007


  • Canada: More Liberal Than Tory?

    A review of The Canadian Founding: John Locke and Parliament, by Janet Ajzenstat
  • That Decade in Paris

    A review of Robert McAlmon’s The Nightinghouls of Paris
  • Minority Views

    A review of Canada Among Nations 2006: Minorities and Priorities, edited by Andrew F. Cooper and Dane Rowlands
  • Our Toxic Harvest

    A review of Elizabeth Brubaker’s Greener Pastures: Decentralizing the Regulation of Agricultural Pollution
  • Why Canadian History Is Boring

    A review of The Penguin History of Canada, by Robert Bothwell
  • Realistic to Bizarre

    A review of Optique, by Clayton Bailey, and Bang Crunch, by Neil Smith
  • Don’t Try This at Home

    A review of Michael Ondaatje’s Divisadero
  • Guns and Gangs: A Deadly Duo

    A review of Enter the Babylon System: Unpacking Gun Culture from Samuel Colt to 50 Cent, by Rodrigo Bascuñán and Christian Pearce, and Young Thugs: Inside the Dangerous World of Canadian Street Gangs, by Michael C. Chettleburgh
  • Brave, But Mostly Wrong

    A review of Reflections on Islam: Ideas, Opinions, Arguments, by George Jonas
  • The Daughter’s Dilemma

    A review of Sandra Martin’s The First Man in My Life: Daughters Write About Their Fathers
  • A Miserable War

    A review of For Honour’s Sake: The War of 1812 and the Brokering of an Uneasy Peace, by Mark Zuehlke
  • A Rich Heritage Ignored

    A review of Leslie Dawn’s National Visions, National Blindness: Canadian Art and Identities in the 1920s
  • My Cat Is Half-Greek, or Zeus Left The Acropolis Open Again

    A poem
  • Before & After

    A poem

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Aino Anto

Aino Anto is a Toronto-based freelance illustrator with interests in editorial illustration and children’s books. Her first work, Len Gasparini’s A Christmas for Carol, was published by Seraphim Editions in 2002. More examples of her work can be seen at www.antostudio.com.