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5 to 1

Original.  Diverse.  Dystopian.  Gorgeous. Holly Bodger’s debut novel 5 to 1 is stunning. STUNNING.

The year is 2054, and India has a population problem.  Specifically, after decades of a one child policy that favoured boys over girls, there are five boys to every one girl.   426 more words

YA

Solstice Seasonal Cuisine

Solstice Seasonal Cuisine is the latest fine dining establishment to join the continuously expanding, popular area of 124 Street. Right across the street from Duchess Bake Shop, blink and you might miss it. 589 more words

Food

Think Food Showcase: Montana's Cookhouse [Scarborough]

Welcome to another instalment of Think Food, a quick showcase of the neat bites around Toronto. Summer is finally in full affect here in the Big Smoke, and whether the temperature calls for patio days or BBQ grills, warmer times are ahead of us. 159 more words

Culture

The Mystics of Mile End by Sigal Samuel

If there was ever a book that sat right in my wheelhouse, it’s The Mystics of Mile End by Sigal Samuel. It’s by a Canadian, it’s set among Montreal’s Hasidic Jews, it’s subsumed in the mystical and at it’s heart is a philandering professor. 226 more words

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