Re:Print

October 2008

The Great Divide

It’s strange to believe that in these days of the twenty-four hour news cycle a minor scandal can be caused by something as old-fashioned


Aravind Adiga wins Man Booker Prize

His book is the best of the lot, and so is his smile. Just look at Aravind Adiga. He’s the second youngest Man Booker


Ephemeral Possessions: Books

Have you ever stayed in a hostel with a shelf (or more likely, a bookcase) of travel/leisure reading just there for the taking? The


Searching for Spinoza

There’s a funny scene in P.G. Wodehouse’s classic Joy In The Morning, in which Bertie Wooster tries to find a copy of


The Necessary Revolution

Currently I’m about halfway through a book that ranks fairly high on the environmentally conscious scale. It’s printed on paper made from 100% recycled


Hemingway and Melville: Ignorant?

Ooh, to be Horace Engdahl this morning… Engdahl is secretary of the Swedish Academy, the group responsible for selecting literary Nobel Prize winners. In a


September 2008

The Secret Life of Bees

This weekend I finished reading Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees. This book is very readable and has a number of thought-provoking


Achewood: The Great Outdoor Fight by Chris Onstad

In case you haven’t already encountered it, here’s the deal with Achewood: If you come across the comic strip online right now, in


Canadian book festivals

I was surprised by the sudden arrival of the fall season today in the northern hemisphere. Some people feel like it will soon be time


Ann Radcliffe

There is a one-panel cartoon, published last year, showing a doctor with the twined snakes of the caduceus on his chest asking a parent to


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//Blogs

'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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