Yucho Chow re-discovered

“Author and curator, Catherine Clement (left) has won B.C.’s top award for historical writing for her book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten.” FULL STORY

A typical morning paradise in the Broughton Archipelago. Photo Dan Hillert.


Troubles in the Broughton

BCBookLook’s Q & A with the author of "Converging Waters: The Beauty and Challenges of the Broughton Archipelago."

The photos by  Dan Hillert are of classic west coast scenes but author Gwen Curry is hard-hitting about the ugly impact of human activity in this special region off the north coast of Vancouver Island. FULL STORY

Oppression & resilience

Thomson’s book is a conversation between first & second generation immigrants to Canada, a decades-long argument between mother and daughter,… FULL STORY

Shadows in our sunshine

Howard White’s Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt culminates with a sketch about Hubert Evans, who lived in Robert’s Creek… FULL STORY

Having my baby

In a new graphic novel, Myriam Steinberg shares her tumultuous and at times heart-breaking journey through several miscarriages to at last… FULL STORY

CanLit does YiddishLit

A small loosely-knit group, the Vancouver School of Yiddish translators has come together to remedy the loss of their culture’s… FULL STORY

Revealing Auschwitz

According to the Auschwitz Museum, as many as 196 prisoners can be said to have escaped from Auschwitz-Birkenau and its… FULL STORY

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