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Michal Kozlowski reports on the state of publishing: s'mores, Titantic metaphors, Celtic jigs, steak canapés and mechanical bull riding. more

Dispatches

Daniel Francis reviews Toronto: Biography of a City, a book bound to irritate readers who live outside Toronto—the "centre of the Canadian universe." more

Reviews

Priscila Uppal tries the cashew juice but refuses the hot-dogs when she visits her runaway mother in Brazil. more

FINDINGS

I was ready to have to scrape the smog off my windshield every morning and evening. more

FINDINGS

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Eric Uhlich

"8:10 pm: If you aren't doing it by now on Friday night, you won't do it at all." Roadside observations from Victoria and Queen in Toronto. This is Part Two in our series. more

Women, children, joggers, smokers, hot dog sellers, construction workers, pigeons—the whole world passes you by when you stand on the street corner long enough. This is Part One in our series. more

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Bird Debates

Yesterday a friend of mine who used to live in Toronto but who now lives in a crooked little house on the edge of the Pacific ocean got into a conversation with my son, who used to live in the same crooked little house, about a flock of birds that have been floating just offshore for several weeks. more

Patty Osborne's Blog

Kris Rothstein reviews Holding Still for as Long as Possible by Zoe Whittall (Anansi). more

Reviews

Doug Savage lives in Vancouver, works at a software company and posts a new cartoon every day at savagechickens.com more

Comix

Sometimes my dad played cribbage in the evenings with Mr. Coward. They just sat there like two old men and drank rye whisky from juice glasses. more

Short Stories 9 Comments

A trip across the country, with didgeridoo and Trudeau too. more

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In this city of tall buildings, the most imposing shadows are cast by women. more

Dispatches

Sheila Heti spends a day in a diner in Toronto observing the enormous EUCAN electrified garbage can at the corner of College and Bathurst. more

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