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POETIC INTERVENTION• By merely rolling their eyes heavenwards, British patients can now offset the shrill of the dentist’s drill with… Read More »

Gathering of the clan

A benefit reading for PEN Canada by Gita Mehta in downtown Toronto last month occasioned a gathering of the Knopf… Read More »


GOOD TIMING• Seventy-two hours of frantic scribbling have paid off for Todd Klinck, winner of Anvil Press’s annual Three-Day Novel… Read More »


Good books don’t go badTo the editor:Re: “Returns rising” (Feb. 1997)Contrary to what John Lorinc says, I would like to… Read More »


• Julia Ormond, Vanessa Redgrave, and Richard Harris star in Peter Høeg’s Smilla’s Sense of Snow this February, a thriller… Read More »

Out, out damn spot

In this issue Peter Carver documents the ferocious campaign of a fundamentalist Christian group to remove the Joyce Carol Oates… Read More »

Simply toe-riffic!

Not being royal watchers or avid readers of the yellow press, it was only by dint of Quill’s bi-annual appointment… Read More »


Comparison appallingTo the editor:The column “Suddenly second best” (Dec. 1996) left me irritated. Comparing the Governor General’s Awards, which deliver… Read More »