A Quaker in the Spanish Civil War

Live Souls contains the stunning documentary record of 1,650 photos taken over three years in Spain by Okanagan-raised Alec Wainman, retrieved by his son. FULL STORY


Genevieve von Petzinger with tectiform rock art at El Castillo Cave, Spain. Photo: Dillon von Petzinger.

Rock art before Led Zeppelin

Looking at 38,000 years of cave drawings.

Chris Arnett says First Signs by Genevieve von Petzinger is, “a ‘go-to’ book for the initiate looking for a sense of European Ice Age rock art studies.”            FULL STORY


Stroke and distance

Using the index finger of his left hand, he began typing The Defiant Mind eight months after a massive ischemic… FULL STORY


Seeing Red

Steven Ferguson responds to Robin Brunet’s, Red Robinson: The Last Deejay. Usually cited as Vancouver’s first rock ‘n’ roll deejay,… FULL STORY


Oppenheim not Oppenheimer

Whereas Louis Oppenheim, from Poland, married Nukwa of the Nlaka’pamux people. Now his great-granddaughter has retrieved her mixed-race heritage. Bonnie… FULL STORY


Dawson City or bust

Robert McCandless reviews the Klondike recollections of a 24-year-old gold-seeker. REVIEW: All for the Greed of Gold: Will Woodin’s Klondike… FULL STORY


Melanoma miracle

Claudia Cornwall’s Battling Melanoma outlines a triumph over “the fog of medicine.” An emotional upheaval can follow a diagnosis of… FULL STORY


Hannah and her sisters

The homesteading letters of Hannah Kirby and her brother Murdoch reveal the delights and drudgery of Fraser Valley pioneering at… FULL STORY


Putin’s Potemkin village

Russian-born Marina Sonkina, a Vancouver writer, reveals contemporary Russia beneath its facade. Every two years, Russian-born fiction writer Marina Sonkina… FULL STORY


Water. Ship. Down.

And, for ten years, questions have swirled around this tragedy. by Beverly Cramp Two passengers went missing, were never found… FULL STORY


A Mazie grace

Known to her family as ch’esken (Golden Eagle), Mazie made great bannock and raised hell in response to injustice, as… FULL STORY


From pedlar to publisher

A memorial gathering will be held on October 30th. B.C.’s first independent book publisher was arguably Father Adrien-Gabriel Morice. A… FULL STORY


All hail piffle

In No News Is Bad News he scathingly attacks complacency and greed. The latest news about Canada’s print media is… FULL STORY

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