2012.06

June 2012


The New Cold War

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
Calgary Reconsidered
Six truths about the city that’s no longer, simply, Cowtown
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
Magnified World
Grace O’Connell’s new novel, reviewed
Risky Saigon
Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam and his sensual, sin-filled Vietnam War epic, The Headmaster’s Wager
Stray Love
Kyo Maclear’s new novel, reviewed
Amen
Gretta Vosper’s new book, reviewed
Editor’s Note
Up to no good
The Pragmatic Prophet
A new retrospective mines the sweet sadness and apocalyptic visions of William Kurelek
Visit to Canada by Their Royal Highnesses
Memorandum for Correspondents, Radio Broadcasters, Motion and Still Photographers
Return to Metcalfe Street
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
The Juliet Stories
Carrie Snyder’s new novel, reviewed
Nadir and Me
Forced solidarity in the waiting room
Thieves of Bay Street
Bruce Livesey’s new book, reviewed
Penny Ante
“All right, all of you! Back to work sorting those coins!”
Mission Possible
A bohemian church plant takes root in downtown Vancouver
Hoffos at MOCCA, Hester at ACCA
Letters
Practising Patients; Within the Ranks; Shushed; Fidel Cash-tro; Tusk-Tusk
The Walrus Reads
Seven new titles of note
Calgary Continued
Fourteen photographs of the city that’s no longer, simply, Cowtown
Ringmasters
How Montreal became the circus capital of the world
Indian Horse
Richard Wagamese’s new novel, reviewed
Is Cadborosaurus for Real?
The British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club thinks so
Let Them Read Cake Recipes
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