Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


Professor Daniel Marshall has travelled widely amongst First Nations peoples and makes his home in Victoria, B.C.

Cabinet of historical curiosities

Daniel Marshall traces personal connections to uncover overlooked aspects of BC's provincial heritage.

Untold Tales of Old British Columbia tells long-hidden stories that reveal how BC emerged from a period of chaos and transformation from the mid-1850s to after World War I and the Spanish Flu era. FULL STORY

I come from strong women

Knott delves into themes of mourning, sobriety through loss, and generational dreaming, taking the reader on her journey of self-discovery… FULL STORY

A rebel’s rise

Before he was one of Canada’s most distinguished politicians, he experienced grueling factory work, night school and toiled in a… FULL STORY

A wilderness pantry

In her debut book, Mikaela Cannon documents twelve months of wildcrafting, showing readers how to enhance their self-sufficiency while increasing… FULL STORY

The outsider

Peter’s granddaughter, Vera Maloff, revisits his memoirs to shed light on Peter’s experiences growing up in the Canadian Doukhobor community,… FULL STORY

Walks through Vancouver

In his new book, Bill Arnott ambles through the neighbourhoods of Kitsilano, Granville Island, False Creek, Chinatown, and beyond. In… FULL STORY

The injustice system

Written in two parts, Perrin’s new book sheds light on the harsh realities faced by those incarcerated and offers insight… FULL STORY

Exile from paradise

LeBlanc shows how historical trauma is passed from one generation to the next, highlighting themes of endurance, hope and survival.

Life is magic

Reviewer Odette Auger says that Reid’s characters “gift us with the teaching that life is full of magic. [His shaman]… FULL STORY

Mine crimes

“The danger,” says reviewer Alex Varty, “is that our species’ technological arrogance will once again rush into an environment that… FULL STORY

Thrashing with life

From a coiled rattlesnake to dangerous father figures, Rodney DeCroo relives encounters with nightmarish creatures in his third poetry collection…. FULL STORY

Best of intentions

At the start of the new school year, Molleigh is bluntly asked by one of her new students, “Teachers always… FULL STORY

  • About Us

    BC BookLook is an independent website dedicated to continuously promoting the literary culture of British Columbia.