This innovative reader offers a diverse selection of provocative and timely essays, all drawn from Canada's alternative presses. The focus is popular culture; the energy is bold and innovative. Essayists include Wayson, Choy, Sheila Delany, Mavis Gallant, Daniel Richler and Witold Rybczynski. The collection presents stimulating discussions about gender, race, sexuality, the media, style, literature, sport and travel. All of the writers in the collection examine and comment on aspects of social and cultural life in ways that are engaging, "self-identifying," fresh, and original.Fogel, Stanley is the author of 'Changing Identities Reading & Writing Ourselves' with ISBN 9781551302164 and ISBN 1551302160.