Most people in the Lower Mainland know only a few of these names.
A Peakbagger’s Guide to the universe of Grouse & Hollyburn, etc.
Hiking between Howe Sound and Indian Arm gets its due.
Glorious Mountains lists North Shore peaks by height, difficulty, best berry patches, best for kids, most masochistic, etc. FULL STORY
The title of Pamela Klassen’s The Story of Radio Mind refers to unorthodox telepathy experiments conducted by Du Vernet. The… FULL STORY
Philip Resnick’s “Fugue” is a terse, elegiac, moving tribute to Tiananmen Square’s Liu Xiaobo who faced the tanks. Passageways by… FULL STORY
Yoho National Park, on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains in B.C., figures prominently in Rocks, Ridges, and Rivers…. FULL STORY
For hardcore birders and casual watchers alike, Adrian Dorst’s 560-page volume has been gleaned from sixty years of experience. The… FULL STORY
Wayson Choy was the first Chinese Canadian to enrol in a Creative Writing class at UBC where he wrote a… FULL STORY
“The RCMP’s attempts to manage the public fallout at the expense of its members speaks to the brokenness of an… FULL STORY
Ware’s odyssey of cuisine Italiana is rooted in the east end of 1950-70s Vancouver with stories of restaurants, nightclubs, family,… FULL STORY
“What a force of literature, creativity, and change Jim Wong-Chu helped to unlock,” says reviewer LiLynn Wan. Chinatown Ghosts: The… FULL STORY
While blending politics and poetry, and meditations on mortality and silence, Collis evokes Webb’s importance and respects her resolute withdrawal…. FULL STORY
Powter’s long climb to the top of Canadian mountaineering writing now has a representive collection of his journalism, from 1986… FULL STORY
The Pacific Northwest voyages of Captain James Cook are given short shrift but this umpteenth Cook overview doesn’t bend over… FULL STORY
A new generation is introduced to a tumultuous, six-week struggle when more than 30,000 strikers battled police, vigilantes, and the… FULL STORY
Published April 1, the novel arises from the author’s five-year stint as a journalist in South Africa during the late… FULL STORY
May Wong’s new book takes us through one group after another: Hawaiians; Indigenous and Metis; Blacks; Jews; Chinese; and Japanese,… FULL STORY
From a seedling to its death in 2003’s Okanagan Park fire, the tree survives eras from the fur trade, gold… FULL STORY
We encounter “the kinked garden hose/ of catastrophic thinking” and we share in the thrill of rushing towards a lover… FULL STORY
Harvey’s account evokes icy winds, malevolent rocks and environmental eyesores. He also writes of weird parallels between boating and brain… FULL STORY
Yen Lock. Ho Restaurant. Marco Polo Theatre Restaurant. “I remember the last time I ate at the Ho Inn, in… FULL STORY
On the same day he died, the Spring issue of B.C. BookWorld carried the news that Patrick Lane would be… FULL STORY