October 2010

  • A Slippery Debate

    A review of Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada’s Oil Sands, by Ezra Levant
  • Canada’s Boswell

    A review of Peter Gzowski: A Biography, by R.B. Fleming
  • Coming to Gold Mountain

    A review of The Year of Finding Memory, by Judy Fong Bates, The Geography of Arrival, by George Sipos, and Alice Street, by Richard Valeriote
  • Parsing Pandemics

    A review of Plague Ports: The Global Urban Impact of Bubonic Plague, 1894–1901, by Myron Echenberg, and SARS Unmasked: Risk Communication of Pandemics and Influenza in Canada, by Michael G. Tyshenko, with assistance from Cathy Paterson
  • Women at Risk

    A review of Lost Girls: Sex and Death in Renaissance Florence, by Nicholas Terpstra
  • Love Isn’t a Truck

  • The Drummer

  • Desire

    A poem
  • What I Would Give to You

  • Letters

  • Storms Are Easy, Marriage Is Hard

    A review of The Carnivore, by Mark Sinnett
  • Into the Phantom Zone

    A review of The Amazing Absorbing Boy, by Rabindranath Maharaj
  • Ottawa’s Greatest Mandarin

    A review of Behind the Scenes: The Life and Work of William Clifford Clark, by Robert A. Wardhaugh
  • From Wedding Cake to Music Garden

    A review of Creating Memory: A Guide to Outdoor Public Sculpture in Toronto, by John Warkentin
  • Wild Painters

    A review of Painters Eleven: The Wild Ones of Canadian Art by Iris Nowell

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Isabel Foo.

Isabel Foo is a Toronto-based graphic designer who also loves to draw. See more of her work at