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Considering forgiveness with Canada Reads’ Suzanne

Writing about family is difficult, but forgiving family for past wrongs is even more so—and that’s how Suzanne by Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette succeeds.

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Refocusing the lens of the Syrian war with ‘Homes’

Abu Bakr’s response to a bombing in his hometown: go to his cousin’s house and play FIFA 13.Continue...

‘Brother’ is a timely meditation on loss

A eulogy to lost boys and corrupted innocence, David Chariandy’s latest novel, Brother, follows the residents of Scarborough who search in vain for a place to call home.Continue...

Artist publication makes case for prison reform

In a city famous for its art and prisons, it’s only natural for the two collide.Continue...

Public Feelings are not Small Potatoes

Art is never just Small Potatoes for Kingston’s zines.Continue...