Ruth Latta’s most recent novel is An Amethyst Remembrance (Baico, 2008).

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    Norman Bethune

    Was Dr. Norman Bethune truly an extraordinary Canadian? In a new biography of the medical pioneer who died in China in 1939 while serving Mao’s forces, Adrienne Clarkson takes the view that Bethune was profoundly Canadian in his world view, and that his work indeed had an extraordinary impact on the world.

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    Examining the past honestly

    What does “history” mean to you? A list of names and dates? Great deeds of long ago? “History,” says historian Margaret MacMillan, is something we all do.” Formerly at the University of Toronto, now at Oxford, Professor MacMillan is well-known for her Governor General’s Award-winning book, Paris 1919, and, more recently, for Nixon in China.

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    A Great Restlessness: The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen

    Book review of A Great Restlessness: The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen