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