Williams and Robinson

Giller Prize-winner Ian Williams (l.) will be in conversation with the U.S.’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Marilyn Robinson on writing craft, themes and the power of fiction at the Vancouver Writers Fest. FULL STORY


A life lived in poetry

After publishing more than a dozen books of poetry, Victoria’s Patrick Friesen has released, Outlasting the Weather: Selected & New… FULL STORY

Murder & mayhem

Madeline Sonik’s collection of linked stories, Fontainebleau (stories) (Anvil $20) is set in a troubled city on the Detroit River… FULL STORY

Restoring democracies

Victoria-based Jonathan Manthorpe fifth book, Restoring Democracy in an Age of Populists and Pestilence (Cormorant $24.95) outlines what is eroding… FULL STORY

We hae meat

In 1986, the iconic James Inglis Reid Ltd. store of traditional Scottish food with its motto, “We hae meat that… FULL STORY

Disappearing Devin

In Allie McFarland’s debut novella, Disappearing in Reverse (Univ. of Calgary $24,99), a young woman named Devin, who supposedly died… FULL STORY

Hackers can be good

Human rights lawyer & activist and UBC adjunct professor Maureen Webb, who teaches national security law, rehabilitates computer hackers’ bad… FULL STORY

Empty-eyed tourists

The short stories in Genni Gunn’s new collection Permanent Tourists (Signature $19.95) are linked although they take place in an array of… FULL STORY

Finding Tiff

Having written about major Canadian figures Malcom Lowry (who lived in the Vancouver area for 14 years while finishing his… FULL STORY

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