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Patty Osborne reviews Last Dance in Shediac by Anny Scoones. more »

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In the Rock Clock app, you can set your own wake-up time or choose the Rock Time option, which wakes you up whenever Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is waking up, usually between four and six in the morning. There is no snooze option. more »

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Mary Schendlinger sees The Babushkas of Chernobyl, Inaate/se and A Good American at the DOXA Festival. more »

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Jim Christy and the editors who worked on Rogues, Rascals, and Scalawags Too should be congratulated for their uncanny ability to squeeze every last euphemism out of their thesauri. more »

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One of the advantages of life back then was that people had jobs that could be easily defined. None of your strategic walrus initiative development consultants or anything. more »

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Rebekah Chotem reviews Sleeping Giant, a critically-acclaimed coming-of-age film directed by Andrew Cividino. more »

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Robertson Davies' diaries reveal his zest for life and penchant for an act he refers to only as "h.t.d." more »

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Auto pilot, devil's handshake and four sisters on Thumb Street. more »

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Begging the question of what can be defined as “form.” more »

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"To properly understand Mayor Gregor Robertson’s ongoing bicyclification of Vancouver, I think we need more books like Jon Day’s Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier, an extended essay about 'the bicycle in the cultural imagination.'" more »

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People are getting either sick or mad, or both. more »

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"Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call by Arthur Manuel is a helluva good read, in which smart people find ingenious ways to fight for change against a Canadian government that has been intractable, no matter which party is in power." more »

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In The High Mountains of Portugal (Knopf), Yann Martel returns to magic realism in three interwoven stories about lost love and journeys taken to reclaim the past. more »

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A tarot card reading for John Franklin, Arctic explorer and Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen's Land, by Phoebe Tsang. more »

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The crowds learned that they could not act effectively in the present without confronting the past, specifically the historical treatment of indigenous people. more »

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"Sex for Dummies, the 'Fun and Easy Way to Have Great Sex in the ’90s,' sat in the window of my neighbourhood bookstore and I bought it because, as a twenty-three-year-old, I was curious about what sex was like before my time." more »

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Michael Hayward reviews a number of travelogues by Daniel Canty and Bill Porter. more »

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"Today your dog will decide to end things. Your dog, who is wearing a red vinyl jacket and is tied to the tree on the boulevard outside the thrift store." more »

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Jennesia Pedri reviews A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. more »

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On the screen, only the image—not the word—can become the world. more »

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