DNA and a dogged detective

Longtime Alberni reporter Shayne Morrow (left) reveals the pioneering role an RCMP officer played in the early use of DNA when he solved an old case of rape and murder. Reviewed by Kathryn Neilson. FULL STORY

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AUTHORS & BOOKS

Tales from North of 60

Reviewer Paul Felardeau says Van Camp’s tone is conversational, whether hearing a tape recording or the gossip of aunties, we… FULL STORY

L is for Sarah Leavitt

Sarah Leavitt’s second graphic novel, Agnes, Murderess (Freehand $29.95) is based on the folk legend of serial killer Agnes McVee… FULL STORY

L is for Laba

After seventeen years, Mark Laba has produced a second collection of poems The Inflatable Life (Anvil $18). According to his… FULL STORY

Ode to Island Life

A new book examines the layered life on islands in the Salish Sea, including Salt Spring Island. Review by Theresa… FULL STORY

Birth effects

In Elizabeth Ross’ poetic primer for new mothers, After Birth (Palimpset $18.95), the messy moments and distasteful discoveries she writes… FULL STORY

Tiger and the Robot

Grahame Shannon’s first novel, Tiger and the Robot, begins with the annual Swiftsure Yacht Race in the Strait of Juan… FULL STORY

Leila Kulpas

In her memoir, Into the Eyes of Hungry: Growing up in the Wilds of Australia (Cadbach, 2019) Leila Kulpas recounts,… FULL STORY

Margaret Cadwaladr

With support from the Darts Hill Garden Conservancy Trust Society and the City of Surrey Cultural Grants Program, Margaret Cadwaladr… FULL STORY

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