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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

Jeannie Marshall

Jeannie Marshall was previously a feature writer for the National Post. She lives in Rome.

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Andrà Tutto Bene

When Italy went quiet May 2020
That brief moment at the end of February seems like an idyll now. In Rome, we were hearing about the novel coronavirus showing up in various countries, and people all over the world were starting to think twice about their holiday plans. Then on Sunday, February 23, I woke up to the news that there were 152 cases in…

Somewhere over Rome

Confronting Fascism then and now December 2019
Recently, on my way to catch a bus into the centre of Rome, I noticed that a building near my house in the Garbatella neighbourhood bears the date E. F. VII, which refers to the seventh year of the Era of Fascism. As the bus turned onto the Lungotevere, I noted that Anno IV is marked on the stone embankment of the Tiber…