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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

Back Issues

October 2004

Tom Pokinko Tom Pokinko is a Montreal-based illustrator and graphic artist. He can be reached at tom_pokinko@yahoo.ca.

Sickness in the Church

How will Rome minister to an institution debilitated by the sex abuse scandals?

Michael W. Higgins

The "Hamlet" of the Maritimes

Portrait of a political leader who can't seem to make up his mind.

Geoffrey Stevens

Reader-Friendly Critics

In the po-mo world of theory, three writers still champion the plain style.

Sam Solecki

The Importance of Being Mennonite

Hilarious, heart-breaking comedy told by a gifted, creative liar.

Magdalene Redekop

Chasing Celebrity

What happens to a culture that takes Andy Warhol's prediction seriously.

Timothy Taylor

Living on Corporate Welfare

Will Bombardier's pipeline to government funding end any time soon?

Andrew Allentuck

Strutting and Fretting

Two novels explore the chaos and creativity of the actor's life.

Graham Harley

The Importance of Being Mennonite

Hilarious, heart-breaking comedy told by a gifted, creative liar.

Magdalene Redekop

Making Gender Count

How can women crack Canada's electoral "glass ceiling"?

Donna Dasko

Poets of the Country

At long last, a literary historian charts the distant beginnings of CanLit.

W. J. Keith

The Theory of Everything

Three books examine our insatiable need to explain the nature of the universe.

Peter Calamai

Canada's Yankee Railroad Czar

A new biography reveals Van Horne's private tragedies as well as his public accomplishments.

Mark Lovewell