September 2007

  • Help or Interference?

    A review of The New Cold War: Revolutions, Rigged Elections and Pipeline Politics in the Former Soviet Union, by Mark MacKinnon
  • Mapping A Diaspora

    A review of Paul Eid’s Being Arab: Ethnic and Religious Identity Building among Second Generation Youth in Montreal
  • A History of Invisibility

    A review of Stevie Cameron’s The Pickton File and Daniel Francis’s Red Light Neon: A History of Vancouver’s Sex Trade
  • Of Terrorists and Money Laundering

    A review of Satanic Purses: Money, Myth and Misinformation in the War on Terror, by R.T. Naylor, and Money Laundering in Canada: Chasing Dirty and Dangerous Dollars, by Margaret E. Beare and Stephen Schneider
  • Ascribing Blame

    A review of Silent Accomplice: The Untold Story of France’s Role in the Rwandan Genocide, by Andrew Wallis, and The Media and the Rwanda Genocide, edited by Allan Thompson
  • Blazing Literati

    A review of Shelf Monkey, by Corey Redekop
  • Ban the Bombast

    A review of Radiance, by Shaena Lambert
  • Intellectual Soulmates

    A review of Three Nights in Havana: Pierre Trudeau, Fidel Castro and the Cold War World, by Robert Wright
  • Reconsidering Mutilation

    A review of Janice Boddy’s Civilizing Women: British Crusades in Colonial Sudan
  • Suburbia Forever

    A review of Don’t Call It Sprawl: Metropolitan Structure in the 21st Century, by William T. Bogart, Toronto Sprawls: A History, by Lawrence Solomon, and Places to Grow—Better Places, Brighter Future: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, by the Ontario Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal
  • Lonely, But Purposeful

    A review of Stéphane Dion: Against the Current, by Linda Diebel
  • The First Word

    A poem
  • The Velvet Settee

    A poem
  • The Master Gardener

    A poem

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Sylvia Nickerson

Since graduating from art school in 2001, Sylvia Nickerson has designed books, illustrated for magazines, tutored mathematics, worked as an arts administrator in the Canadian book publishing industry and completed an M.A. in the history of science. Her illustrations have been published in The Coast, The New Quarterly, Carousel Magazine, The Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal, The Dominion and The Globe and Mail. To see more of her art go to