Mynett wins the Ryga Award

Geoff Mynett’s (left) deeply-researched book on a doctor who brought medical care & the first hospital to Northern B.C. in the early 1900s, has won the George Ryga Award for social awareness in literature. FULL STORY

Able to lead

December 22nd, 2020

Victoria-based Benjamin Isitt has co-authored with Ravi Malhotra Able to Lead: Disablement, Radicalism, and the Political Life of E.T. Kingsley (UBC $89.95) due out in May 2021. New York-born double amputee Kingsley brought his radical socialism across the border when he founded the Socialist Party of Canada and was considered “one of the most dangerous men in Canada” as he went on to shape a generation of Canadian leftists during a time when it was rare for disabled men to lead. 978-0-7748-6576-0

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