Clearcut insanity

“I don’t know what we did to deserve this past winter,” says our Tahsis correspondent, “but I’m sorry we did it and I promise I’ll try not to do it again.” FULL STORY

THE ORMSBY REVIEW: non-fiction

#89 Rebels with legal causes

REVIEW: Lawyers’ Empire: Legal Professions and Cultural Authority, 1780-1950 By W. Wesley Pue Vancouver: UBC Press, 2016. $75 / 978-0-7748-3309-7 Reviewed… FULL STORY

#81 A fan of Fen

SUB-HEAD Briony Penn reviews a major volume devoted to painter James Fenwick Lansdowne (1937-2008). INTRO The ROM was showing Fen… FULL STORY

#79 Emptying the Grasslands

REVIEW: Crossing Home Ground: A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia By David Pitt-Brooke Madeira Park: Harbour, 2016. $32.95  / … FULL STORY

#76 Trump’s wall foretold

Claudia Casper’s futuristic third novel, The Mercy Journals (Arsenal  2016) foretold Trump’s threatened wall between the U.S. and Mexico. It… FULL STORY

#75 Before the flood

REVIEW: Ootsa Lake Odyssey: George and Else Seel — A Pioneer Life on the Headwaters of the Nechako Watershed by… FULL STORY

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