Insite founders Ann-Livingston and Bud Osborn are featured in Travis Lupick's Fighting for Space.
Ryga Award shortlist announced
The George Ryga Award for Social Awareness highlights First Nations, drug addiction treatment and the environment.
Shortlisted titles are Gary Geddes’ Medicine Unbundled, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space and David Suzuki & Ian Hanington’s Just Cool It! FULL STORY
A California book provides a guide to a much-lauded West Vancouver landmark for West Coast architecture. Binning House by Matthew… FULL STORY
A Grunt Gallery exhibit highlights the social memory of Coast Salish people of Hawaiian ancestry and their return to Hawaii… FULL STORY
Kelowna historian K. Wayne Wilson recommends Douglas Grant’s account of hard work, technological innovation and tenacity.
Coren has written one of the world’s bestselling non-fiction books about dogs, The Intelligence of Dogs, as well as Why… FULL STORY
Pauline Le Bel’s Whale in the Door suggests activities and actions to deep readers’ connections to Howe Sound, as well… FULL STORY
Bizarrely, in 1969, John Pass was hired to take over from Vancouver’s first archivist, an Imperial bulldog from the late… FULL STORY
Now Craig McInnes’s candid and engaging biography outlines the achievements of British Columbia’s most respected public servant. The Mighty Hughes:… FULL STORY
Stephen Wadhams’ The Orwell Tapes is a collection of memories from those who crossed paths with the complex character who… FULL STORY
Refuge in the Black Deck also illustrates how the women of Canada’s military are still required to prove themselves in… FULL STORY
The Scotsman Rae was pilloried for daring to report Inuit accounts of cannibalism among the doomed Franklin expedition. Finding John… FULL STORY
The Green Mackinaw in Europe recalls his adventures in England, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, the former Yugoslavia and Austria. Green… FULL STORY
Reviewer Andrew Woolford considers the political history of genocide and argues for the inclusion of more indigenous viewpoints. > Residential… FULL STORY
The Erebus was found in 2014 just off O’Reilly Island, a hundred kilometres due west of Starvation Cove; two years… FULL STORY
The pro-industrial bias of B.C. governments is traceable back to the damning of the Campbell River’s origins, outlined in People,… FULL STORY
Former Tsimshian students recall attending Anglican and Methodist schools at Spaksuut (Port Essington) and Terrace in Helen Raptis’ collaboratively written… FULL STORY
Each bird encountered offers subtle teachings, not just on nature, but on the relationships between humans and the natural world,… FULL STORY
A group of women including Molly Murphy and Sheera Cipilinski have decided to make their own homes using mud—one of… FULL STORY
“Our largest environmental problem remains the general natural history illiteracy of a large majority of British Columbians,” says reviewer Loys… FULL STORY
In Dirty Windshields, Smugglers’ frontman Grant Lawrence delightfully chronicles Ambition, Good Times and Pre-Adult Denial through sixteen years of touring… FULL STORY