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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

The Enigmatic Monarch

A novel brings Catherine the Great to life but leaves unanswered questions

Ana Siljak

The Winter Palace

Eva Stachniak

Doubleday Canada

444 pages, softcover

ISBN: 9780385666565

Ana Siljak is a professor of Russian and East European history at Queen’s University. Her book Angel of Vengeance: The Girl Assassin, the Governor of St. Petersburg and Russia’s Revolutionary World (St. Martin’s Press, 2008) was shortlisted for the 2009 Charles Taylor Prize.