May 2011

  • Our Own Ancient Mariner

    As he turns 90, Farley Mowat may be the country’s most influential writer ever.
  • Bruno’s Brilliant Heresy

    A review of Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System, by Ray Jayawardhana
  • An Insider Speaks

    A review of Tales from the Back Room: Memories of a Political Insider, by Michael Decter
  • Between the Acts

  • Each Spring

    A poem
  • Old Polonius

    A poem.
  • Lament for a Sweater

  • Sault Saga

    A review of Every Time We Say Goodbye, by Jamie Zeppa.
  • In Search of Altruism

    A review of Benevolence, by Cynthia Holz
  • The Spectre of Bolshevism

    A review of Seeing Reds: The Red Scare of 1918–1919, Canada’s First War on Terror, by Daniel Francis
  • Adventure and Empathy

    A review of A Passion for History: Conversations with Denis Crouzet, by Natalie Zemon Davis.
  • A New Vision

    A review of Une certaine idée du Québec. Parcours d’un fédéraliste. De la réflexion à l’action, by Benoît Pelletier
  • Made in Canada?

    A review of Jean Monnet and Canada: Early Travels and the Idea of European Unity, by Trygve Ugland
  • Solidarity Revisted

    A review of Work on Trial: Canadian Labour Law Struggles, edited by Judy Fudge and Eric Tucker
  • A Caribbean Longshot

    A review of Internet Gambling Offshore: Caribbean Struggles over Casino Capitalism, by Andrew F. Cooper

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Norman Yeung.

Norman Yeung makes pictures, plays and performances. More information about his work is available at