2011.03

March 2011


The Archivist

The Archivist

How I found Stieg Larsson’s inner sanctum
The Long Goodbye
When the end of life comes later in life, the consequences are often unexpected — and often painful
The New Solitudes
Canada was once defined by the schism between English and French. Today, our divide is increasingly ideological. Can it be bridged?
Letters
Elusive Answers; Chronicle of a Death Foretold; Absolutely Nothing; Self-Reliance; The Truth is Out There; and Tusk, Tusk
Shortcuts
Why isn’t a new generation of doctors heeding evidence against routine Caesareans?
Criminous Minds
A new wave of crime writers are exploring the darkest corners of Canadian society
Man of Enterprise
The weirdness of William Shatner
Criminous Download
Desktop wallpaper for your computer
False Heroes
The Conservatives have positioned themselves as fiscal saviours, but slaying the deficit will be a cinch
Editor’s Note
“I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad”
The Life Raft
Canada Reads is an essential way for publishers to sell books — but at what cost to literature?
Skip to the Loo
Why public toilets matter
Riffing
Jazz inspired Michael Snow, the most influential Canadian artist of all time, to explore the unexplored
Underwhelmed, if that’s a word
Heavy Metal and Revolution in Egypt
An excerpt from The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop Culture in the Muslim World
The Sun King
“How Do You Know?”
Lionel Richie in Libya — an excerpt from The Sheikh’s Batmobile: In Pursuit of American Pop Culture in the Muslim World
The Man in the Plaid Tam
Nardwuar the Human Serviette could be the last great music journalist
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