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Sep 7 2012 | By Vivian McCaffrey | For the last decade, Finland’s success on international tests has caught the attention of education policymakers around the world.
Lingering Tide and Other Stories
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!
Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution
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.
End This Depression Now!
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.
Omar Khadr, Oh Canada
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.
The Virtual Self
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.
Undesirables: White Canada and the Komagata Maru
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.