June 2010

  • Culture Clash

    A review of The Authenticity Hoax: How We Got Lost Finding Ourselves, by Andrew Potter, and More Money Than Brains: Why Schools Suck, College Is Crap and Idiots Think They’re Right, by Laura Penny
  • Football Fables

    A review of The World Is a Ball: The Joy, Madness and Meaning of Soccer, by John Doyle
  • Dangerous Liaisons

    A review of The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation, by Gary Kinsman and Patrizia Gentile
  • Selling Tradition

    A review of In the Province of History: The Making of the Public Past in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia, by Ian McKay and Robin Bates.
  • An Unpopular PM Revisited

    A review of Bennett: The Rebel Who Challenged and Changed a Nation, by John Boyko
  • Make It New

    A poem
  • I Don’t Think I Need to Tell You

    A poem
  • Bee on Thistle

  • Rats / Spider in the Bathroom

    A poem
  • Inventive Evasion

    A review of The Breakwater House, by Pascale Quiviger, translated by Lazer Lederhendler
  • The Canadian Supernatural

    In fiction from Charles G.D. Roberts to Gabrielle Roy and Joseph Boyden, nature takes on spiritual power.
  • A Political Pioneer

    A review of “Go to School, You’re a Little Black Boy”—The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir, by Lincoln M. Alexander, with Herb Shoveller
  • Escape to Turkey

    An excerpt from The Flight of the Patriot: Escape from Revolutionary Iran by Yadi Sharifirad
  • A Persistent Myth

    A review of Pearson’s Peacekeepers: Canada and the United Nations Emergency Force, 1956–67, by Michael Carroll, and Canada, the Congo Crisis and UN Peacekeeping, 1960–64, by Kevin A. Spooner
  • Quiet Resilience

    A review of Searching for Justice: An Autobiography, by Fred Kaufman
  • Untying the Knot

    A review of A History of Marriage by Elizabeth Abbott


Kate Wilson is a Toronto-based visual artist.