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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

Roger Hall

Roger Hall is a member of the Department of History at the University of Western Ontario, a senior fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto and the general editor of the Champlain Society.

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Roger Hall

Complicated Ghosts

Two biographies examine men both lauded and reviled January–February 2014
Which comes first, the biographer or the subject? That is more than a chicken and egg question, for biographers bring their own personalities, ambitions and baggage to the people they write about and it affects the way they approach and analyze the material. Case in point: these two biographers, Mark Abley and J. William Galbraith, one experimental and the other…

A Storyteller's Story

An academic examines the life and times of Canada’s most successful popular historian. December 2008