Cover of ‘The Revenge of Analog’ by David Sax. (No Credit)
THE REVENGE OF ANALOG
By David Sax
Two-thirds of the way through this book full of middle-aged, middle-class white people finding markets for products that remind them of their childhood (vinyl, board games, paper notebooks, etc.), a Detroiter at a dive bar downs a shot of whisky and tells David Sax, “We put our value in technology jobs and forget those who built things. We treat them as inferior. If we continue that, o
By Rogers Brubaker
In Western culture, gender and race were traditionally thought to be unchangeable and fixed for life. Black or white, male or female: These were forever separated by the binary logic of absolute difference. But even as the old colonial theories of racial determinism have long been discredited, the notion of changing race is still ethically troubling. Not so for changing gender, which is now socially accepted in unprecedented ways. That is why celebrity trans woman Caitl
- Cover of ‘Absolutely on Music’ by Haruki Murakam and Seiji Ozawa. (No Credit)
ABSOLUTELY ON MUSIC: CONVERSATIONS
By Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa
The high-culture shelf in the celebrity literature section gets a rare addition with this book, a transcription of conversations between two of the most famous (in the West) Japanese artists: writer Haruki Murakami and conductor Seiji Ozawa. Some expected Murakami to win this year’s Nobel, and Ozawa, whose 27-year run at the Boston
- SUCH A LOVELY LITTLE WAR
By Marcelino Truong, translated by David Homel
Often rendered in watercolour-like strokes (in muddy greys and faded pinks), the look of this terrific graphic memoir consistently invokes sepia—and episodes at the very edge of memory, or belonging to another time and place. Recalling events from his childhood more than 50 years ago, Paris-based Truong captures vivid details and scenes as he describes his family’s painful uprooting from a quiet, middle-class (a
- Cover of ‘Freud’ by Elisabeth Roudinesco. (No Credit)
By Élisabeth Roudinesco
Of the three (mostly) 19th-century figures who loomed over 20th-century thought—Charles Darwin, Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud—many scholars would say only the first retains his relevance. Marx is probably a lost cause, since even the Chinese Communist Party has gone capitalist. As for Freud, his star has waned in recent decades, in an era allergic to grand theories but much attracted
- The historian of the Canadian Establishment here turns his attention to the original establishment (Anglophone branch), the Loyalists—as in loyal to the British Crown—who found themselves on the losing side of the American Revolution in 1783. For those serving with British forces or concentrated in loyal strongholds like New York, the civil war aspects of the Revolution left them in a dangerous position—lacking civil rights, exposed to mob violence, their property confiscated.
- Last Year
Robert Charles Wilson
On the surface, Last Year reads like an inverted Westworld: what if Americans in 1876 could visit a theme park dedicated to the future? Except what if that theme park were actually set up by real time-travelling people from 2021—who turned out to believe in such wildly outré ideas as equal rights for black people, gays and women?
Wilson, a Toronto-area science fiction writer who won a Hugo for 2005’s Spin, weaves a thriller into a thought experi
- HUMAN EVOLUTION: OUR BRAINS AND BEHAVIOR
An evolutionary psychologist at Oxford and an expert primatologist, Dunbar is best known for his work in formulating the social brain hypothesis in the 1990s, which argues that human intelligence evolved primarily to thrive in social groups. Studies show that a primate’s brain size is directly proportional to the size (and thus the complexity) of its social network. Chimps can handle about 50 other individuals, from close kin outwards t
- Thousands of people take to the streets in a series of ‘March for Europe’ rallies in protest against the referendum vote to leave the EU, in London, United Kingdom on Sept. 03, 2016. (Kate Green/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
As Trumpians trumpet, Brexiteers gloat and everyone else wrings their hands, Duncan Green’s How Change Happens suggests a refreshingly sane way of understanding the world. Billed as a “field manual for activists”—and politicians and civil s
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- One dad’s slow journey to understanding disability pride.
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- Photo illustration by Sarah MacKinnon and Richard Redditt
It’s been a long and combative year for the people of the United States. But after a divisive campaign, the choice has been made.
It’s time to move on.
It’s time to begin healing.
It’s time to accept the fact that Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson is People’s Sexiest Man Alive.
Few pollsters saw it coming. Few predicted a bald maverick outsider could triumph over qualified establishment candidates like Be
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DO NOT SAY WE HAVE NOTHING Madeleine Thien 1 (11)
THE WHISTLER John Grisham 2 (4)
RATHER BE THE DEVIL Ian Rankin 7 (4)
NIGHT SCHOOL Lee Child 3 (2)
THIS WAS A MAN Jeffrey Archer (1)
NO MAN’S LAND David Baldacci (1)
THE WONDER Emma Donoghue 8 (11)
THE WITCHES OF NEW YORK Ami McKay 5 (2)
SWING TIME Zadie Smith (1)
HAG-SEED Margaret Atwood 4 (6)
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- ‘Moondog’, East 51st Street, New York (1970-1979). (Peter Martens/Nederlands Fotomuseum)
In 1960s New York City lived a blind, often homeless man with a long, flowing beard, who dressed as a Viking and stood sentinel at the corner of West 54th Street and Sixth Avenue in midtown Manhattan. He sold his poetry and performed on custom-built percussion. He’d been there since the ’40s; the Viking gear came later, so that people would stop telling him he looked like Jesus—
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- OTTAWA — CBC/Radio-Canada wants all its services to broadcast ad-free — but will need $318 million in new annual funding to do so.
The proposal is one of several the CBC made Monday in a submission to Canadian Heritage’s public consultation on homegrown content in a digital world.
The CBC says removing ads would allow the public broadcaster to focus on the cultural impact of its mandate and strengthen Canada’s creative economy.
In order to go ad-free, CBC/Radio-Canada wo
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In the summer of 2014, British singer-songwriter Kate Bush surprised her fans by announcing she was going to give her first concert in 35 years at the Hammersmith Apollo in London, England. Tickets to 22 shows sold out in 15 minutes and Bush aficionados—who had long since made peace with the fact that they’d never see the British singer-songwriter live—travelled from around the world to witness Bush’s two-act performance of what is now known as Before the
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VANCOUVER, B.C. Nov. 27, 2016/ Troy Media/ – Canada has a distinct culture of volunteer participation and governance. Our culture is broadly accepting of ...and more »
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