May 2008

  • In Weakness, Strength

    A review of Jean Vanier’s Our Life Together: A Memoir in Letters
  • The Posthumous Richler

    A review of Leaving St. Urbain, by Reinhold Kramer
  • Not So Different After All

    A review of Reginald C. Stuart’s Dispersed Relations: Americans and Canadians in Upper North America
  • Tales from the Frontier

    A review of Measuring Mother Earth: How Joe the Kid Became Tyrrell of the North, by Heather Robertson, and Dark Storm Moving West, by Barbara Belyea
  • Space and Place

    A review of Asylum, by Andre Alexis
  • Passionless Powder Keg

    A review of Steven Galloway’s The Cellist of Sarajevo
  • Bold Prescription for Our Cities

    A review of Urban Nation: Why We Need to Give Power Back to the Cities to Make Canada Strong, by Alan Broadbent
  • The Golden-Tongued Martyr

    A review of Thomas D’Arcy McGee, Volume 1: Passion, Reason and Politics, 1825-1857, by David A. Wilson
  • Getting The Meatball Recipe Right

    A review of Regret the Error: How Media Mistakes Pollute the Press and Imperil Free Speech, by Craig Silverman
  • Autobiographies of the Imagination

    A review of The Filled Pen: Selected Non-Fiction, by P.K. Page, and A Dropped Glove in Regent Street: An Autobiography by Other Means, by Don Coles
  • A Question of Influence

    A review of Northern Spirits: John Watson, George Grant and Charles Taylor—Appropriations of Hegelian Political Thought, by Robert C. Sibley

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Tom Pokinko.

Tom Pokinko is a freelance designer, illustrator and full-time doctoral student in Indian religion and philosophy at McGill University. His graphic design and illustration work can be seen at