Quill and Quire

By Tom Walmsley

Occasionally you hear a critic claim that Canadian fiction is lacking grit and danger. Tom Walmsley’s new novel, his first in a decade, is the latest case for dispelling that idea. The book is called ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By John Sewell

In the mid-1990s, former Toronto mayor and left-wing political columnist John Sewell conducted an indefatigable (but ultimately unsuccessful) campaign against the amalgamation of the city’s municipal governments. He peppered his criticism of the province’s proposal ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Art, Music & Pop Culture