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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Linda Spalding

Linda Spalding’s books include The Follow: A True Story (Key Porter, 1998), a study of orangutan rehabilitation in Borneo. She received the Governor General’s Award for her novel The Purchase (McClelland and Stewart, 2012).

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Linda Spalding

Our Kissing Cousins

A bold attempt to save the bonobos, one of our closest simian relatives. October 2015
Congo. Nightmare or paradise? The history is heartbreaking, almost unbearable, and yet Deni Béchard’s The Last Bonobo: A Journey into the Congo provides hope that paradise may reassert itself. The bonobo or Pan paniscus was assumed to be a chimpanzee until very recently, when close observation revealed dramatic differences. Where the chimpanzee is male…