Aug 30 2012
| By Noreen Mae Ritsema |
In her book Lingering Tide and Other Stories, Latha Viswanathan deftly maps out the uneasy borders created by generation gaps and cultural collisions.
Aug 23 2012
| By Daniel Francis |
Richard Stursberg’s memoir of his years in CBC programming raises the question: how did someone so fundamentally out of sympathy with public broadcasting get the job in the first place?
Aug 16 2012
| By Niranjana Iyer |
The Chelsea Papers, an ebook by Toronto writer, Nathaniel G. Moore, is hard to summarize in a single-sentence precis. To start, it's a surrealist erotic novella about sea monsters. Read on for more!
Aug 9 2012
| By Murray Dobbin |
Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution is a unique guide on how to take on powerful adversaries to win.
Aug 2 2012
| By Fred Block |
Paul Krugman is stepping up to play the kind of role that John Maynard Keynes performed in the 1930s -- arguing in clear accessible language for the government to spend to get us out of the slump.
Jul 26 2012
| By Amira Elghawaby |
As in an artful kaleidoscope, Janice Williamson's book has brought together the voices and sentiments of those who refuse to look away from Omar Khadr.
Jul 20 2012
| By Cathi Bond |
Are you alive or simply a stream of data? According to Nora Young, author and host of CBC Radio's trends and tech show Spark, we could already be well on our way to becoming a strange hybrid of both.
Jul 12 2012
| By Matthew Behrens |
As Parliament passes sweeping, repressive immigration legislation, Toronto filmmaker Ali Kazimi's timely book, Undesirables, should be required reading for Jason Kenney and his cohorts.
Jul 5 2012
| By Kaitlin McNabb |
On June 24, author Kevin Chong stopped by to chat with the Babble Book Club about his novel Beauty Plus Pity.
Jun 28 2012
| By Eric Doherty |
The real challenge in tackling the climate crisis is to dramatically reduce carbon emissions over the next decade.