2007.12

December 2007

"I am afraid my subject is rather an exciting one, and as I don't like excitement, I shall approach it in a gentle, timid, roundabout way."
--Max Beerbohm

Not So Secret

Not So Secret

Plundering Eastern religions for enlightenment and profit
How to Get a Head
The birth of a dough boy
Road of Fire
The war in Afghanistan will be won or lost on Highway 1
Review — White Rapids
One Hundred Years at Forty
Gabriel García Márquez’s sumptuous and tragic vision of the modern world
Rat Trap
Why Canada’s drug policy won’t check addiction
To Die For
Activist design collective Fabrica uses icons of consumer culture to contrast lives in the affluent West with those in war-torn Darfur
Unlimited Editions
A collector’s obsession with award-winning books. NMA nominee: Arts & Entertainment, Still-life Photography
Making Red
A mystery in colour
Test of the Heart
This is the story of a heart operation. It’s also the story of a marriage.
Review — La Sagouine
Lost and Found
The Autobiography of an Idea
Rethinking the Holocaust in light of 9/11, my mentor, and my dad
Mission Not Yet Accomplished
How Iraq figures in Big Oil’s dreams
December 2007
The Garden of Subjection
For Vancouver pioneer Jeff Wall, politics and beauty do mix
Review — Outside the Wire: The War in Afghanistan
Keeping the Beat
Music and mourning in Ghana
Review — Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis
Thinking Inside the Big Box
Rock Bottom
With the seas nearly barren, should Digby Neck, Nova Scotia, settle for selling the earth?
If It Bleeds Like a Duck...
A Laurentian twist on a French delicacy
Canada & its place in the world. Published by
the non-profit charitable Walrus Foundation
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