May 2009

  • Let’s Hear It for Being Average

    An essay.
  • A Modern Latin American Hero

    A review of Edgar J. Dosman’s Life and Times of Raul Prebisch, 1901 – 1986.
  • When Good Drugs Go Bad

    A review of Andrea Tone’s The Age of Anxiety: A History of America’s Turbulent Affair with Tranquilizers and Erika Dyck’s Psychedelic Psychiatry: LSD from Clinic to Campus.
  • A Response to James Pollock’s Choosing the Best Canadian Poetry

  • Here or There

    A poem
  • Gentlemen of Nerve

    A poem
  • Beyond Empathy

    A review of The Other Sister, by Lola Lemire Tostevin
  • Myth and Misadventure

    A review of Blackstrap Hawco, by Kenneth J. Harvey
  • Here They Come

    A review of Gerald Hodge’s The Geography of Aging: Preparing Communities for the Surge in Seniors
  • Living in the Promised Land

    A review of Fixing the Future: How Canada’s Usually Fractious Governments Worked Together to Rescue the Canada Pension Plan, by Bruce Little
  • Mothers with Alzheimer’s

    A review of Finding Rosa: A Mother with Alzheimer’s, A Daughter in Search of the Past, by Caterina Edwards, and Circling My Mother: A Memoir, by Mary Gordon
  • Age Brings Knowledge

    A review of The Social Behavior of Older Animals, by Anne Innis Dagg
  • Green-Tinged Hypocrisy

    A review of Ecoholic: Your Guide to the Most Environmentally Friendly Information, Products and Services in Canada, by Adria Vasil; David Suzuki’s Green Guide, by David Suzuki and David R. Boyd; Almost Green: How I Built an Eco-Shed, Ditched My SUV, Alienated the In-Laws and Changed My Life Forever, by James Glave; The Daily Planet Book of Cool Ideas: Global Warming and What People Are Doing About It, by Jay Ingram; Mom, Will This Chicken Give Me Man Boobs? My Confused, Guilt-Ridden and Stressful Attempt to Raise a Green Family, by Robyn Harding; and Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff, by Fred Pearce

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Diana Juricevic

Diana Juricevic is an artist and international criminal lawyer. Currently living and working in the Netherlands, Diana has illustrated for many years and her portraits have been exhibited at Osgoode Hall and the University of Toronto. She was named by the Women's Executive Network in 2007 as one of the “Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada” and profiled in Chatelaine in 2008 as one of “80 Canadian Women to Watch.”