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Cathedral of salmon

 

“The feeling is difficult to describe,” says Anne Cameron. “It’s better than being in a church.” FULL STORY

 

Dianne Whelan discusses her visit to Everest base camp in an exclusive BookLook interview.


Rethinking Everest with Dianne Whelan

"It was with great sadness that I read about the tragedy on Everest that took the lives of 16 Sherpas," says filmmaker Dianne Whelan, author of Base Camp (Caitlin). "But it was not a surprise."

In 2010, Dianne Whelan went to Base Camp on Mount Everest where she interviewed climbers, doctors and Sherpas, who had all lived there for weeks, sometimes months, awaiting a window in the weather to summit the world’s highest mountain. FULL STORY

Coastal wolves exlore outer beaches of Great Bear Rainforest.

Great Bear crusade continues

Now Ian McAllister’s Great Bear Wild: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest (Greystone $50) underscores the importance of wilderness conservation in… FULL STORY

Henry, Ivan with David Milgaard

Innocence withheld

Labour lawyer Joan McEwen describes Henry’s nightmarish journey towards freedom in her remarkable new book, Innocence on Trial: The Framing… FULL STORY

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Elizabeth the First

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May believes Canada under the leadership of Stephen Harper has been suffering from an identity… FULL STORY

Olsen, Sylvia different res

Knit picking

Here Sylvia Olsen recalls the origins of her latest book,  Knitting Stories (Sono Nis).

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