The sound you hear over the bellyaching of purists is jazz’s fresh new blend
In the panic after 9/11, Canada enacted anti-terrorism legislation that curtailed civil liberties in favour of national security. Faced with American pressure, is the Harper government poised to go even further?
How a mind-bending plant-based drug made its way from the Amazon jungle to the US Supreme Court
On top of the TV there was a picture, colourized and framed, of baby Gail sitting on my father’s knee, with her name printed in the top right corner: Gail Gallant at 3 months
Dublin is overrun with Eurotrash. To get to know the real Ireland, seek solitude and solace along the country’s many beaches
A good set of underwear can reveal who we want to be
By the time I left China, I had either thrown away or lost my childhood collection of memorabilia from the Cultural Revolution
A nomadic tribe confronts the latest chapter in Afghanistan’s tumultuous history
Tacita Dean’s hard-earned Diamond Ring
A series of illustrations on the theme of “secret adventure.”
The literature of two island outposts, Newfoundland and Tasmania, has captured the international imagination
It was an ill-advised journey. You don’t go to Jamaica in August unless you grew up there. Too hot. And those roosters.
Bibliographies from the July/August 2006 issue