Yohannes Edemariam

Book Review
Jul 21, 2007
 Untapped: The scramble for Africaâe(TM)s Oil

The new drill

Yohannes Edemariam
After 9/11, American politicians are eager to undo their dependency on the Middle East, and it has been estimated that by 2015, twenty-five per cent of the oil imported by the U.S. will come from Afr
Book Review
Mar 30, 2007
 There Is No Me Without You: One Womanâe(TM)s Odyssey to Rescue Africaâe(TM)s Children

Lost in Addis Ababa

Yohannes Edemariam
In <I>There Is No Me Without You,</I> American journalist Melissa Fay Greene tells the story of Haregewoin Teffera, a middle-aged, middle-class Ethiopian woman who, through the vagaries of chance, be
Book Review
Jul 20, 2006
 The Equations: Icons of Knowledge

n(t)=k/[1+(k/no&#226;e"1)e-rt]

Yohannes Edemariam
<i>The Equations</i> is in part an argument against what its author, Sander Bias, calls &#226;eoethe fashionable dogma&#226;e of avoiding equations in popular science writing. The book aims to refut
Book Review
Mar 8, 2006
 Alligator

Sight, sound and story

Yohannes Edemariam
On the streets, in the bars, in the clapboard houses of St. John's, <I>Alligator'</I>s motley characters jostle for position. In short-story writer Lisa Moore's acclaimed first novel, which recently
Book Review
Dec 1, 2005
 Who da man?

He's got game

Yohannes Edemariam
In <I>Who da Man? Black Masculinities and Sporting Cultures,</I> Gamal Abdel-Shehid explores athletics as metaphor for Canadian society. Both, he writes, are &#147;haunted by the reality and complexi
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