The Red River Expedition of 1870

“Much is written of Canada’s take-over of the Red River Settlement in 1870 but little about the 1st expeditionary force to slog through wilderness to get there. Paul McNicholl’s (l.) reveals the details.FULL STORY

 

 

Darren Groth with a box of his newly-printed novels. Photo courtesy of the author.


Boy’s best friend

In an imagined dystopian world, a dog and an intellectually disabled teen seek safety from a cruel, authoritarian regime.

Author Darren Groth, an advocate for neurodiversity in literature based the boy, Kasper and dog, Tao on his son and their failed service dog. FULL STORY

Going for Wayman

Wayman helped bring into being a new movement of “work poetry” in North America, and was a co-founder and prominent… FULL STORY

Ode to the womb of war

The four poetic narratives in “The Ventriloquist” all share Gary Geddes’ preoccupations with the physical and psychological ravages of conquest… FULL STORY

Failed to return

Much has been written about Bomber Command but little of the feelings of the aircrew who followed orders without question… FULL STORY

Veins of the Earth

In his new book about major North American rivers, UBC professor Eric Taylor shows why rivers are key to human… FULL STORY

Island Life

A couple on Saturna Island had to be “takers and makers of opportunities” says reviewer Christa Grace-Warrick, with jobs like… FULL STORY

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