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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

Kevin Shaw

Kevin Shaw was included in Best Canadian Essays 2018, with “Lend Me Your Ears: A Border Crossing in Three Acts.”

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The Rule of Jane

A writer’s lessons for today June 2020
In a July 2019 essay for The New Republic, the gay American novelist and rabble-­rouser Dale Peck referred to Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to make a major bid for the White House, as a “neoliberal,” a “Jeffersonian meritocrat,” a “gay teenager,” a reluctant bottom (in so many words),…