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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

A Full and Sympathetic Accounting

A new biography draws out the Shakespearean dimensions of a politician's life and death.

Jonathan Manthorpe

Public Triumph, Private Tragedy: The Double Life of John P. Robarts

Steve Paikin


276 pages, hardcover

ISBN: 067004329X

Jonathan Manthorpe is international affairs columnist for the Vancouver Sun. He is author of Power and the Tories: Ontario Politics, 1943 to the Present (Macmillan, 1974) and The Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan, forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan later this year.