Canada used to have a vibrant critical culture. What happened?
How one African country emerged intact from its post-colonial struggles
Battered by controversy, the director of the National Gallery of Canada goes art shopping in Holland
New fiction by Lisa Moore, Linden MacIntyre, Rawi Hage, Heather O’Neill, Zsuzsi Gartner, Stephen Marche, Michael Winter, Miguel Syjuco, and Madeleine Thien; with poems by David McGimpsey
“I was curious to know which God this man was evoking”
“Bill Bennett has a criminal record”
“Then he kissed me, and the kiss was like spinach to Popeye”
Introducing the July/August 2010 issue of The Walrus
“What do you think Conrad Black is doing right now?”
As the World Cup arrives, South African authors are finding new ways to document their country’s biggest city
In Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Michael Cera is the ultimate Canadian superhero
Artists who want to make it go to Europe or the States. The others head north to Dawson City
“His dog barked briefly to announce a car”
Is the Canadian military prepared for the mental health consequences of our deadliest conflict since the Korean War?
“The last of our kind came into the city tonight”
“You really want to be a frickin’ hoser, eh?”
The peculiar Zen of race car driving
“After a week of the snow, the man figures he has a story”
Download exclusive wallpaper from the July/August 2010 issue of The Walrus
Dark Side of the Atlantic, Telling Stories, Casting Aspersions, A Lada Nonsense, and Gross Inclusion
A suite of poems from The Walrus’s Summer Reading issue
Is our national anthem worthy of true patriot love?
“Something I’ve been meaning to tell you”
Does banning alcohol in First Nations communities address the real cause of problem drinking?
The Richard iii Society of Canada agitates for a maligned king