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Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage

Thou Art Anxious

Decisions, decisions

Keep in Touch

Why digital connections can’t sustain health, happiness or politics

Claire Holden Rothman

Claire Holden Rothman’s latest novel, My October, will be published by Penguin Canada in the autumn of 2014.

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Under the Volcano

Geology and love are linked in Dominique Fortier's three-pronged tale May 2014
In the spring of 1902 on the Caribbean island of Martinique in the town of St. Pierre, a man named Baptiste Cyparis survives a devastating volcanic eruption. Meanwhile, across the Atlantic Ocean in England, at more or less the same moment, mathematician Edward Love proves the existence of the surface seismic waves that cause the Earth to shift during…