James Heneghan 1930 – 2021

“One of Canada’s foremost authors of historical and realistic fiction for young readers, James Heneghan (left) has died. He won the Sheila Egoff Award for children’s literature three times.” FULL STORY

Joe Gold was in his seventies when he began the work to publish his father's story.

From Goldberger to Gold

A son recounts his father's exodus from Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen to Vancouver.

David Goldberger always knew he had a story to tell and remember; he just never found a voice for it. It was his Vancouver-raised son, Joe Gold, who compiled his father’s story into a book. FULL STORY

Mirror mirror: who am I?

Leanne Dunic’s ‘narrator’ seeks a spiritual twin, someone to validate her existence by reflection and to relieve her loneliness in… 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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