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Homage to Nicaragua

Despite hardships and dangerous slums, Nicaragua maintains a sense of hope that draws back to the democratic days of the Sandinistas. more »

Feb 11, 2014 by in Columns

Postcolonial Bodies

A man who could dominate his own body was naturally superior to residents of lands “remote and uncivilized.” more »

Oct 11, 2013 by in Essays

Language and Nation Now

Do shared languages form the natural boundaries of any nation in the world? more »

May 28, 2013 by in Columns (1 Comments)

Pioneer Justice

In 1884 two teenage boys watched as another—an Aboriginal named Louie Sam—was hanged by a group of men who rode on horseback. more »

Apr 9, 2013 by in Reviews

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Going Ashore

Newly collected stories and memoirs from the great Mavis Gallant. more »

Aug 19, 2009 by in Reviews

Kahn & Engelmann

Eichner’s novel is a masterpiece of Holocaust literature. more »

Aug 7, 2009 by in Reviews

The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara & Lenin Play Chess

“Adopt a reading pseudonym” is but one piece of advice offered in this essential guide. more »

Aug 7, 2009 by in Reviews

Frontier Spirit: The Brave Women of the Klondike

In Frontier Spirit: The Brave Women of the Klondike by Jennifer Duncan (Anchor Canada), we meet women who escaped the prison of propriety and domesticity by joining the Gold Rush to the Yukon. more »

Jul 24, 2007 by in Reviews