Lovers and Other Shenanigans

In Des Kennedy’s new novel, a border collie called Shep maintains the bemused attachment appropriate for most human affairs.  Kennedy appears at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival July 19-22. REVIEW

Gathie Falk's sculptural ceramic fruit piles at Equinox Gallery 2015. Scott Massey photo.


Gathering Gathie

Gathie Falk was one of the few women who excelled in the "boy's club" of B.C.'s experimental art scene in the 1960s.

Robin Laurence has traced Falk’s productivity from a Mennonite upbringing to Western Front frontierism in Apples, etc.: An Artist’s Memoir. FULL STORY

Food for thought

In a country of diversity, we are challenged to taste, absorb and digest 252 contributions, including one that requires a… FULL STORY

We all bleed the same

Review Anna Hall calls it “an exceptional book and a significant contribution to the conservation of killer whales.” Orca: How… FULL STORY

Al Neil continues to percolate

But there’s nothing like a personal reminiscence–or three–to reveal how extraordinary and perplexing and difficult and odd he could be.

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