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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Shelley Boyd

Shelley Boyd teaches Canadian literature in the English department of Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey, British Columbia. She is the author of Garden Plots: Canadian Women Writers and Their Literary Gardens (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013).

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Shelley Boyd

Prisoners of Home

Margaret Atwood’s imagined society is grounded in the current abuses of capitalism. December 2015
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Carol Shields once stated “that language that carries weight in our culture is very often fuelled by a search for home, our rather piteous human groping toward that metaphorical place where we can be most truly ourselves.” Margaret Atwood taps into this fundamental desire for belonging and refuge in her latest novel, The Heart Goes Last