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Chris Plant (1950-2015)

Beloved Gabriola Island publisher, sustainability leader and activist Chris ‘Kip’ Plant will be greatly missed. FULL STORY

Youssef. Marcus Theatre Winners and Losers

Marcus Youssef and James Long butt heads and ethics in a play about competition and money.

Money is our underlying great divide

Co-written and co-performed by two friends, Winners and Losers has been described by the New York Times as “a frisky theatrical symposium” and “articulate, funny and breezily charming.”

Now Talonbooks has published the Vancouver-made play, reviewed here by Paul Durras. FULL STORY

Bracewell, Gerry on porch at home

The pride of Tatlayoko

We’ve asked Cariboo-Chilcotin journalist Sage Birchwater to comment on Gerry Bracewell’s memoir, Gerry Get Your Gun (Caitlin $24.95), released by… FULL STORY

Chambers, Nathalie Madrona Farm Upper Fields

How to Grow a Farm

Saving Farmland: The Fight for Real Food (Rocky Mountain $25) is their instructive and inspiring story. According to Saving Farmland,… FULL STORY


Pony Tales

It’s a horse race, of sorts. Nikki Tate has seven equestrian novels and now Julie White is catching up with… FULL STORY

Wright, Shelley Dundas Harbour

Ryga Award gets a boost

Shelley Wright’s Our Ice Is Vanishing / Sikuvut Nunguliqtuq: A History of Inuit, Newcomers, and Climate Change (McGill-Queens $39.95) has… FULL STORY


Goodbye Dubai

“My childhood was not that strange,” he says. “Riding bikes, camping, being bored at church or school, being nervous around… FULL STORY

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