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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Michelle Sinclair

Michelle Sinclair wrote the novel Almost Visible. She lives in Ottawa.

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Michelle Sinclair

Gone Girl

Judith Pond’s debut novel June 2024
Judith Pond’s The Signs of No centres on a professor who spends her time thinking about her daughter, Stella. Rose lives with an unresolved grief: Stella vanished one day, at age eighteen, without a word. Now a cryptic postcard yields hope that she’s still alive, leaving Rose desperate to know where she has gone…

The Void

Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer looks for answers October 2023
Perhaps no words suffice to ­capture the formidable anguish and sorrow following the death of a child. With her remarkable fourth novel, Wait Softly Brother, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer attempts to fill that void. On the surface, the book concerns a middle-aged author who writes a story about her stillborn brother, Wulf, hoping to “enliven him — as if words can do the alchemy of bringing him back to life.” But there’s an autobiographical…