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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

October 2015

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Fault Lines

The vexed politics behind Ottawa’s monument to victims of communism.

Antanas Sileika

Bio Politics

What election-season biographies reveal about two elusive candidates

John English

Foreign Posturing

How does Harper’s foreign policy stack up?

Paul Heinbecker

Style Page Ghetto

The career obstacles faced by women journalists.

Mary Janigan

Loaded Logic

Can teaching classical philosophy bridge cultural divides?

Daniel A. Bell

Fast Awake

Exploring the perverse attractions of insomnia.

Jessa Gamble

Promised Land

An aboriginal activist makes a case for full recognition of aboriginal title

Pamela D. Palmater

Home of the Whopper

Patrick deWitt’s latest novel is a smart and charming entertainment

Jack Kirchhoff

A Village Reinvented

An experimental Quebec novel looks at how the past is packaged

J.C. Sutcliffe

Our Kissing Cousins

A bold attempt to save the bonobos, one of our closest simian relatives

Linda Spalding

Out of Africa

Two books reveal westerners’ distorted models of the continent.

John Isbister

Heal Thyself

The science behind the wonders of guided neuroplasticity

On the Run

An American swindler and his ill-starred escape to Canada.

Bruce Livesey

Unending Struggle

An engaging account of the development of evolutionary science

Michael Ruse