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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Back Issues

December 2017

Saman Sarheng Saman is an illustrator based in Toronto. His illustrative work mostly focuses on portraits and conceptual editorial illustration.

Israel’s Religious Awakening

Is the world ready for another theocracy in the Middle East?

Patrick Martin

Michael Ignatieff’s Nouveau Modesty

The Ordinary Virtues epitomizes a career defined by ironies

Ira Wells

Against Originality

Plagiarism, and the cipher of literary shame

Pasha Malla

Those Unlucky Tots

Leanne Shapton’s Trojan Horse of a book, and the wistfulness of the best children’s literature

Nicholas Köhler

A Poetics of Forgiveness

Ramin Jahanbegloo in conversation with Jalal Barzanji

Spirited Away

Transforming birds, fireflies, and weed cookies in Eden Robinson’s British Columbia outpost

J.C. Sutcliffe


Sometimes survival means fighting the bad fight

André Forget

Men with Boats

Map-making, mythmaking, and the Canadian wild

Sarah Wylie Krotz

Anti-Know-Nothings and Great Unknowns

The bittersweet lure of culinary nostalgia

Ian Mosby

People As Platform

What Uber, bespoke perfume makers, and the rest of us are building

Colin Horgan