Boldness about oldness

Brett Josef Grubisic’s latest, highly inventive novel, Oldness; or, the Last-Ditch Efforts of Marcus O, is flippant and learned, and exhaustively current, according to reviewer Dustin Cole. REVIEW

UBC Professor Emeritus Cole Harris at his family's restored ranch house.


Celebrating “the experience of dwelling”

Through five generations, the Bosun Ranch on Slocan Lake has informed the heart and soul of one the province's foremost geographers.

Cole Harris has long suggested that social change in settler societies has come about through geographical change. FULL STORY

The suitcase and the jar

Reviewer Carys Cragg calls Livingston’s journey, told in The Suitcase and the Jar, “masterfully overwhelming and at once heartbreaking and stunningly… FULL STORY

The Sea Lord vs. Winnie

Writing in the Times Literary Supplement, Jan Morris has described Gough’s dual biography as “enthralling” and “a work of profound… FULL STORY

First Comings

According to reviewer Becki L. Ross, “Lori Brotto’s Better Sex not only inoculates the reader against the scourge of sexual… FULL STORY

Build it and they will chum

More than a decade later, their communal practice of women helping women has maintained its radically egalitarian ethic. Mudgirls Manifesto: … FULL STORY

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