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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

Lisa Tomlinson

Lisa Tomlinson has taught at universities and colleges throughout the Greater Toronto Area. She specializes in literary and cultural studies of the Caribbean and African diaspora. She is currently a lecturer at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus in Kingston, Jamaica, where she teaches undergraduate courses in literature and film.

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Lisa Tomlinson

Against the Tide

Austin Clarke’s latest memoir revisits his early years in Canada. December 2015
“Friday, September the twenty-ninth, in 1955, was a dramatic day in my life. I arrived at the airport in Toronto, bound, as a student, for the University of Toronto.” So Austin Clarke tells us in his new memoir, ’Membering, in an introductory chapter entitled the “The Little Black Englishmen,” which helps to set the tone for his journey from Barbados to Canada and his life…