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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Carol Bruneau

Carol Bruneau is the Halifax-based author of two collections of short stories and three novels, the most recent of which is Glass voices. She teaches writing at NSCAD University.

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Descent into Hell

What if a major quake hit British Columbia? March 2012
Imagine—science was right: the Big One hits the West Coast, decimating Victoria. Anarchy rules. Most of the population is buried alive or burned in the inferno from ruptured gas lines; no organized aid groups or military arrive to unearth survivors or dispose of bodies. A tilting Empress Hotel is the last vestige of civility as media vultures hover seeking “prey” to amuse a…

Demons and Deities

A mythic novel explores the extremes we go to when a child dies. July–August 2008