What rhymes with alma mater?

Sheldon Goldfarb’s history of UBC covers its start in 1915, with 400 registered students, many of whom were actually fighting overseas in Europe. Today, the campus boasts over 50,000 students. REVIEW

Born in Kamloops, Stephanie Warner grew up in Kimberley.


Speed, sex and moonshine

The pleasure in A Violent Streak is knowing Stephanie Warner will push the limit, according to reviewer Elee Kraljii Gardiner.

We encounter “the kinked garden hose/ of catastrophic thinking” and we share in the thrill of rushing towards a lover on a high speed train. FULL STORY

Brain Surgery at Zero Rock

Harvey’s account evokes icy winds, malevolent rocks and environmental eyesores. He also writes of weird parallels between boating and brain… FULL STORY

Guns and goals

From Rinks to Regiments combines early 20th century pro hockey with an interest in the Canadian experience of the war… FULL STORY

Welcome to the new Cann Lit

While the Georgia Straight‘s first-ever cannabis editor extolls the benefits of marijuana—she also describes how unfair its prohibition has been…. FULL STORY

The bard and the bees

Winston approaches Saklikar’s poetic concerns by foregrounding his own unscientific love of words, especially from the world of beekeeping: queenright,… FULL STORY

The cattle cometh

Cattle brought to B.C. on the Okanagan Trail were a mix of British shorthorn and Spanish cattle from Mexico, via… FULL STORY

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