Two gulls beak it out over a delicious herring. From "The Sea Among Us."
The Strait of Georgia, as defined in The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia (Harbour $39.95), is part of the larger Salish Sea, which also includes the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound.
Dick Beamish and Sandy McFarlane invited ten other experts to help them complete an unprecedented, 384-page book about the geology, biology and anthropology of the Strait of Georgia, illustrated by more than 250 colour photos, maps and charts. FULL STORY
The response to an article in B.C. BookWorld [The Roving Bookseller] about David Ellis has prompted Ellis to speak his… FULL STORY
It will be presented at the York Theatre, at 639 Commerical Drive in Vancouver, Feb. 5-7, during the PuSh Festival.
Although Manitoban Carol Matas has more than forty titles, she turned to her friend Morri Mostow on Gabriola Island to produce… FULL STORY
John Vaillant can easily be described as one of the rising stars of British Columbia literature–if not the rising star…. FULL STORY
This work is being touted as, “The only longhand book of its kind–a long poem 500 years old–transcribed by an… FULL STORY
The title for Marguerite Pigeon’s dazzling collection of fourteen stories, Some Extremely Boring Drives (NeWest $19.95), is hipster-ironic, but Caroline… FULL STORY
But literature scored a victory over law recently on Burnaby Mountain. Poet and professor Stephen Collis was front and centre… FULL STORY
One of the books they’ve selected is the 1994 edited version of The Eternal Forest by George Godwin. by Fred… FULL STORY
David Ellis’s father was pioneer B.C. bookseller Bill Ellis who served on the Native Arts and Crafts Committee, alongside Jim… FULL STORY
During yet another famine, Lucia Jang was expected to choose between aborting her late-term baby or give it up to… FULL STORY
Born on December 24, 1928, Ralph Maud was an iconoclastic professor and eccentric pamphleteer who died on December 8, 2014…. FULL STORY
Adventure travel writer Michael Buckley of Vancouver explains the genesis of Meltdown in Tibet: China’s Reckless Destruction of Ecosystems from… FULL STORY
Now philosophy professor Andrew Irvine has produced a definitive bibliography listing all 651 winning titles since 1936. Based on Irvine’s… FULL STORY
Emily made the most of her early training in England despite acute anaemia and being interned in the East Anglia… FULL STORY
Pratt-Johnson’s where-to-go divebook 151 Dives has been the Bible for divers and snorkelers from Olympia, Washington to Seymour Inlet. “I… FULL STORY
The West Coast Modern House (Figure.1 $45) chronicles how ground-breaking pioneers in Vancouver created one of Canada’s most important architectural… FULL STORY
Meanwhile he’s fighting to proclaim his actual innocence as lawyer Joan McEwen describes in her remarkable book, Innocence on Trial:… FULL STORY
The 24-year-old Xtra society columnist Raziel Reid finds himself the surprise winner of the Governor-General’s Award in the children’s literature… FULL STORY
Joan Betty Stuchner’s ten books are suffused with optimism and delight.“I know that many writers tell you to imagine you… FULL STORY