June 2008

  • Possessing Anarchist Tendencies

    A review of Renegades: Canadians in the Spanish Civil War, by Michael Petrou
  • Do Genetics Really Tell The Tale?

    A review of The Sexual Paradox: Extreme Men, Gifted Women and the Real Gender Gap, by Susan Pinker
  • Sharia and Its Discontents

    A review of Casting Out: The Eviction of Muslims from Western Law and Politics, by Sherene H. Razack
  • Métis Imposter

    A review of Donald B. Smith’s Honoré Jaxon: Prairie Visionary
  • Counting Backwards

    A poem
  • As a Merchant Breaks in a Fine Horse, Master Yourself

  • Space Is a Temporal Concept

  • Catherine’s Eyes

  • Ravines and Reality

    A review of The Ravine, by Paul Quarrington
  • A Canadian at the Cabaret

    A review of I Still Have a Suitcase in Berlin, by Stephen Gerard Malone
  • Uganda’s Endless War

    A review of Stolen Angels: The Kidnapped Girls of Uganda, by Kathy Cook, and The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa’s Most Wanted, by Matthew Green
  • Mystery and Ambiguity

    A review of Sharon Butala’s The Girl in Saskatoon: A Meditation on Friendship, Memory and Murder
  • Borderline Differences

    A review of Queer Inclusions, Continental Divisions: Public Recognition of Sexual Diversity in the United States and Canada, by David Rayside
  • Where Books and Business Meet

    A review of A History of the Frankfurt Book Fair, by Peter Weidhaas, translated and edited by C.M. Gossage and W.A. Wright
  • The Rebel Sibling

    A review of John Virtue’s Fred Taylor: Brother in the Shadows
  • What Does an Indian Look Like?

    A review of Mary Jane Miller’s Outside Looking In: Viewing First Nations Peoples in Canadian Dramatic Television Series
  • W.H.O. is Brock Chisholm?

    A review of John Farley’s Brock Chisholm, the World Health Organization and the Cold War
  • Olympic Dreams and Fairy Tales

    How will Canada’s Olympians acquit themselves in Beijing?

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Wes Tyrell.

Wes Tyrell is a Toronto-based illustrator/cartoonist. His work has appeared in Maclean’s, The Globe and Mail, Dogs in Canada and Surfing Life, online at The Huffington Post and internationally on the BBC’s “Secret of Drawing.” When not drawing, Wes fills his life with his partner, Coco, her son, Luca, and Lamont, the French bulldog. You can contact Wes at