2012.06

June 2012


Ringmasters

Ringmasters

How Montreal became the circus capital of the world
Atlas
Unless you’ve glimpsed surgery from inside, you can’t know how some things are just too much fun, too ass-grab exciting, to give up
Calgary Reconsidered
Six truths about the city that’s no longer, simply, Cowtown
The Walrus Reads
Seven new titles of note
Stray Love
Kyo Maclear’s new novel, reviewed
Amen
Gretta Vosper’s new book, reviewed
Indian Horse
Richard Wagamese’s new novel, reviewed
Magnified World
Grace O’Connell’s new novel, reviewed
Penny Ante
“All right, all of you! Back to work sorting those coins!”
Omens in the Year of the Ox
Steven Price’s new collection, reviewed
Yee-f***ing-haw
The University of Calgary’s Gauntlet newspaper on the Calgary Stampede, circa 1993
Is Cadborosaurus for Real?
The British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club thinks so
The New Cold War
Citizen Lab, a group of University of Toronto hacktivists, techies, human rights advocates, and academics, is leading the global charge for democracy in cyberspace
Editor’s Note
Up to no good
Letters
Practising Patients; Within the Ranks; Shushed; Fidel Cash-tro; Tusk-Tusk
Risky Saigon
Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam and his sensual, sin-filled Vietnam War epic, The Headmaster’s Wager
Thieves of Bay Street
Bruce Livesey’s new book, reviewed
Nadir and Me
Forced solidarity in the waiting room
Visit to Canada by Their Royal Highnesses
Memorandum for Correspondents, Radio Broadcasters, Motion and Still Photographers
The Juliet Stories
Carrie Snyder’s new novel, reviewed
Return to Metcalfe Street
The Pragmatic Prophet
A new retrospective mines the sweet sadness and apocalyptic visions of William Kurelek
Mission Possible
A bohemian church plant takes root in downtown Vancouver
Calgary Continued
Fourteen photographs of the city that’s no longer, simply, Cowtown
Let Them Read Cake Recipes
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Hoffos at MOCCA, Hester at ACCA
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