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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Jamie Zeppa

Jamie Zeppa is author of a memoir, Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan (Random House, 2000), and a novel, Every Time We Say Goodbye (Knopf, 2011).

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Jamie Zeppa

On Mahogany and Blacktop

To love freely and to freely be in 1959 Nova Scotia. May 2016
It is not a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a motorcycle must be in want of a wife, and yet Carlyle Black, protagonist of George Elliott Clarke’s new novel, spends a good deal of time in pursuit of one. Although it opens with musings on the hard truths of pavement and the allure of the open…

Impossible Journey

In Martha Baillie’s novel, a German photographer looks for Nature freed from history. May 2015
Heinrich Schlögel, son of a prosperous German hop farmer, and his sister Inge first encounter the Arctic as children in the early 1970s, in books. Inge begins teaching herself Inuktitut from a kit she found in the school cafeteria, and Heinrich, at his sister’s urging, reads the 1771 journal of Samuel Hearne. The mode of this encounter—through text—is at the heart of Martha Baillie’s new…