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Any Night of the Week

The first book to tell the story of Toronto's massive influence on popular musicPart civic history and part memoir from this veteran scene-builder and founder of the acclaimed Wavelength concert series, ...

The Seed

Notes on desire, reproduction, and grief, and how feminism doesn't support women struggling to have children. In pop culture as much as in policy advocacy, the feminist movement has historically left ...

A Matter of Taste

How farmer's markets and organic produce became synonymous with 'good food' and why they shouldn't be. How did farmer's markets, nose­to­tail, locavorism, organic eating, CSAs, whole foods, and Whole ...

Hard To Do

From Jane Austen to Taylor Swift, a look at the surprising politics of romantic love and its dissolution.

Whatever the underlying motives – be they love, financial security, or mere masochism – the ...

Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

A cultural planner's immodest proposal: change how we think about children and we just might change the world.

We live in an ‘adultitarian’ state, where the rules are based on very adult priori- ties ...

Curry

No two curries are the same. This Curry asks why the dish is supposed to represent everything brown people eat, read, and do.

Curry is a dish that doesn't quite exist, but, as this hilarious and sharp ...

Any Other Way

Toronto is home to multiple and thriving queer communities that reflect the dynamism of a global city. Any Other Way is an eclectic and richly illustrated local history that reveals how these individuals ...

You Only Live Twice

YOLT explores two artists’ lives before and after transitions: from female to male, and from near-dead to alive.

The unspoken promise was that in our second life we would become the question to every ...

The Ward

The story of the growth and destruction of Toronto’s first 'priority neighbourhood. '

 

From the 1840s until the Second World War, waves of newcomers who migrated to Toronto -- Irish, Jewish, Italian, ...

Bright Eyed

By RM Vaughan
Categories: Social Science
Series: Exploded Views

For forty years, RM Vaughan has been fighting, and failing, to get his forty winks each night. He's not alone, not by any stretch.

More and more studies highlight the health risks of undersleeping, yet ...