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From the archives

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

The Traps of Progress

How many dead ends must we hit before we find our way to the future?

Salem Alaton

A Short History of Progress

Ronald Wright

House of Anansi Press

211 pages, softcover

ISBN: 0887847064

Salem Alaton is a former Globe and Mail arts reporter and features writer.