Sierra Club member wins Ryga Award

Diane Pinch penned an appreciation of West Coast environmental organization, the Sierra Club in its fiftieth year, which predates Greenpeace. FULL STORY

A mock-up of BC BookWorld's planned cover for Summer 2020, featuring Liliane Leila Juma.


A MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLISHER

This is one of the few times in human history when being a scribe might be considered a preferable profession. I think of those monks in the Dark Ages, transcribing manuscripts, safe from the plague. We are still scribbling away here, keeping track of as many B.C.-related books as possible. FULL STORY

One-night stands

Her second collection, The Swan Suit, contains a story called “East O” in which we are introduced to the last… FULL STORY

Orca-strations

Mark Leiren-Young has written Orcas Everywhere: The Mystery and History of Killer Whales (Orca $24.95) for young people, inspired by… FULL STORY

Family trees

“What are families other than fictions?” asks one of Michael Christie’s characters. “And like all stories, families are not born,… FULL STORY

Highway murder

You know a novel is working when you are disappointed when it ends—and you would prefer to remain in the… FULL STORY

A self-propelled man

His memoir, Lines on a Map, has been shortlisted for the Banff Mountain Book Competition in the Adventure Travel category…. FULL STORY

Ursus arctos horribilis

Averse to anthropomorphizing “Coola” and “Grinder,” Shelley Hrdlitschka and Rae Schidlo put the pair in the spotlight for conservationist principles…. FULL STORY

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