Kissing through a handkerchief

Edward Byrne has freely transposed the sonnets of Louise Labé (1522-1566) and Guido Cavalcanti (shown at left, circa 1255-1300) for audaciously modern renderings. REVIEW

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AUTHORS & BOOKS

Throughout the 1860s, Frederick Whymper sketched his way From California to British Columbia, onto the Yukon, Alaska and Siberia. He… FULL STORY

Goodnight Sunshine

Mark Cameron left behind his software start-up business and loaded his family into a camper van to lead a simpler… FULL STORY

Medical trailblazer

In her second book, City in Colour: Rediscovered Stories of Victoria’s Multicultural Past (Touchwood 2018), May Q. Wong offers succinct… FULL STORY

Nine signs of depression

Rob Taylor’s “evidence-based poems” for “Oh Not So Great”: Poems from the Depression Project (Leaf Press $16.95) are derived from… FULL STORY

Tweets & trenches

“Bullets ripped the dirt up all round me but none of them were marked Black Jack.” — George ‘Black Jack’… FULL STORY

The Quest by Manolis

In 2018, at a time when millions are crossing borders to find a better life, the prolific Cretan-Canadian poet and… FULL STORY

The pride of McBride

Self-publisher Lloyd Jeck, age 87, was born in McBride, British Columbia in 1931. He attended a one-room school and learned… FULL STORY

We all bleed the same

Reviewer Anna Hall calls it “an exceptional book and a significant contribution to the conservation of killer whales.” Orca: How… FULL STORY

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