Knock, knock, who’s there?

Recently bears have been in the news for invading backyards in the Lower Mainland. Usually they are ‘removed’ as a threat to society. In Tahsis, it’s different.  FULL STORY


Claudia Casper's new novel explores the horrors to come in a Trump-like world.

Trump’s wall foretold

Claudia Casper’s The Mercy Journals is a post-apocalyptic novel about life after a third world war has been waged due to a water crisis. One of the few survivors, Allen Quincy, is an ex-soldier nicknamed Mercy who has participated in a genocide on the Mexican border. He goes on a long journey to find his children.

Here is Joan Givner’s review:

Calder, Hannah 2

Hannah’s couples

She’s launching her book on home turf in the Okanagan. New Star Books reports that, “Hannah Calder‘s motley crew of… FULL STORY


Two Goats, One Wife

Education in the nascent nation of Zimbabwe was a privilege taken seriously by students. Born in 1947, Ray Garford left… FULL STORY

Picariello, Emilio

Take your Pick

From ice cream to bootlegging, Emilio Picariello’s life story has the makings of a Bonnie & Clyde movie—if you don’t… FULL STORY

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