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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

Rachel Giese

Rachel Giese is the author of Boys: What It Means to Become a Man. Her award-winning writing has appeared in The Walrus, Chatelaine, Today’s Parent, the Globe and Mail, and

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Rachel Giese

Acts Like a Lady, Works Like a Dog

Life at the heights of the media glass cliff March 2018
In 1951, Doris McCubbin, a fiction writer and aspiring journalist, took an entry-level advertising promotion job at Chatelaine. Within six years she was named editor-in-chief, and as Doris Anderson (her married name), she would become one of the most successful and significant editors in Canadian media. During her tenure, which lasted into the…

On Manhood, Marriage and the “Neo-patriarchy”

Rachel Giese in conversation with Stephen Marche March 2017
In his new book, The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth about Men and Women in the 21st Century, Stephen Marche explores the current state of gender relations through a personal account of his nearly 20-year marriage—with footnotes from his wife, Sarah Fulford. A novelist (The Hunger of the Wolf) and a columnist for Esquire