By the time I left China, I had either thrown away or lost my childhood collection of memorabilia from the Cultural Revolution
How a mind-bending plant-based drug made its way from the Amazon jungle to the US Supreme Court
A nomadic tribe confronts the latest chapter in Afghanistan’s tumultuous history
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
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?
Tacita Dean’s hard-earned Diamond Ring
Bibliographies from the July/August 2006 issue
A series of illustrations on the theme of “secret adventure.”
It was an ill-advised journey. You don’t go to Jamaica in August unless you grew up there. Too hot. And those roosters.
The literature of two island outposts, Newfoundland and Tasmania, has captured the international imagination
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
The sound you hear over the bellyaching of purists is jazz’s fresh new blend