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From the archives

Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Back Issues

November 2007

Cover art and pictures throughout the issue by Tom Pokinko Tom Pokinko has been illustrating for the LRC since 2003. His other clients include Maisonneuve Magazine and the United Nations Association in Canada. He also designs posters, including a painting used for a conference poster timed to coincide with the Montreal Jazz Festival. Tom is also finishing a master’s degree in Hindu ethics at McGill University’s Faculty of Religious Studies. More info at http://www.tompokinko.com.

Audacious Undertaking

Naomi Klein is back, and so is the controversy she generates

Leslie Campbell

The Politics of the Ordinary

Piercing the “fog” of apartheid ideology.

David Dyzenhaus

The First Northern Magus

Richard Gwyn writes a trustworthy biography of a highly elusive subject.

H.V. Nelles

Fences and Neighbours

September 11, climate change and the movement of people are all having a profound impact on national borders.

Brian Flemming

The Bad Boys of Modern Art

Anarchist artists talk philosophy, but create for their patrons.

Joyce Kline

The Apocalyptic Eschatologist

An able writer chooses superficiality over substance.

Michael Bell

Family Resemblances

Two novelists from different cultures describe similar conflicts.

Nancy Richler

Homage to a Magic Medium

A novel about melting the darkness through sound and silence.

Anne Marie Todkill

The Young Englishman

A new exploration history links the careers of Champlain and Hudson.

Mark Lovewell

Excavating the North

Two writers uncover more pieces in the puzzle of Arctic history

Ken McGoogan

It Seems We Really Care

Canadian nationalism is growing, even if we’re not quite sure why.

Jason Bristow

Intellectual Archeology

Uncovering modern science’s non-European roots.

Jeffery Ewener