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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

Lewis DeSoto

Lewis DeSoto is the author of two novels and a biography of Emily Carr. His first novel, A Blade of Grass (HarperCollins, 2004), was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and was an international bestseller.

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Lewis DeSoto

Mystery Man

A new look at the enigma that was Norval Morrisseau July–August 2015
“I am an Indian,” Norval Morrisseau declared when a journalist asked him who he really was. The occasion was the first exhibition at a Toronto gallery in 1962 by the 32-year-old unknown Anishinaabe painter—at which every work was sold. The exhibition marked the beginning of an extraordinary career. Morrisseau would continue to sell everything he…

Canada's Boer War

A novel about a forgotten conflict resonates in this country today. January–February 2009