2007.09

September 2007

"I do not weep at the world--I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife."
- Zora Neale Hurston

Telling All

Telling All

The phenomenon of the male public apology hides the truth about men, shame, and silence
Live from New York
The US Open and the meaning of life
Apocalypse Soon
The future of reading
Spain’s New Muslims
Converts have become the agreeable face of Spanish Islam
No Place for a Honeymoon
Midsummer in the Georgian mountains
Dark Places (Excerpt)
Chapter One from the author’s debut novel of the same name
Paradise Lost
In the summer of 2006, a Montreal family went home to Lebanon. They found love, affection, and the horrors of war. Most never returned
Invisible Armies (Excerpt)
Chapters One and Two from the author’s forthcoming novel of the same name
Breaking D-Wave
Has a small business in British Columbia start-up built the world’s first viable quantum computer? NMA nominee: Science, Technology & the Environment
War Stories
Rita Leistner’s “portraitscapes” of Lebanon, 2006. NMA nominee: Photojournalism & Photo Essay
On Strawberry Hill
The hippie exodus to Canada from the United States was not a mass migration, but it was close. Is it time to rethink this period, then and now?
Mont Royal
Creative Destruction
The bright side of roadwork
Dog Days and Fall Fun
Magic Kingdom or Glass House?
The inside story of massive wealth, hope for a Middle East in flux, and a dream that could be shattered by one terrorist bombing... Dubai, a city that never sleeps
Letters
Charter Flight; Flashback; A Little Bit Country; Boom Boom Saskatoon; and Home Truths
The Hidden Mickey Mouse
Mickey’s secret diaries. NMA nominee: Humour
Rebel Spell
Life after marriage to one of Africa’s most wanted men
Moving for Mitt
Utah’s dance craze
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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