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Book Reviews

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster Basic Income for Canadians The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sarah Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World Residential School and Reconciliation: Canada Confront its History Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body 1900-1970s The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect

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The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster


The July 6, 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster is a tragedy unparalleled in Canadian history.

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Basic Income for Canadians

Basic Income for Canadians

Good, full-time jobs have been replaced by part-time or temporary work that pays lower wages, offers fewer benefits and rarely comes with union support.
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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sarah Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sarah Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

A new book from an Ottawa-born author explores the true story buried behind one of the canonized stories of modern literature.

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Residential School and Reconciliation: Canada Confront its History

Residential School and Reconciliation: Canada Confront its History

Award-winning author J. R. Miller tackles and explains various institutional responses to Canada’s residential school legacy.
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Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body 1900-1970s

Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body 1900-1970s

Jane Nicholas takes us on a search for answers about how and why the freak show persisted into the 1970s.
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The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect

The Trial That Never Ends: Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem' in Retrospect

The Trial That Never Ends offers rich new ground for historical, legal, philosophical and psychological speculation.
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