The woodsmen & the economist

Widely regarded SFU economist Richard (Dick) Lipsey recalls his work as a surveyor’s assistant and axeman on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the summer of 1947. REVIEW

AUTHORS & BOOKS

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

Woo-Woo in Hongcouver

In her comedic memoir about the Asian immigrant experience in British Columbia, The Woo-Woo (Arsenal Pulp $19.95) 2018), due in… FULL STORY

Joie de vivre & murder

Miriam Lisa Clavir, former conservator at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, now writes character-driven mystery novels. Her protagonist, Berry Cates,… FULL STORY

The Book of Lua

Lua, the partially paralyzed cat, is lucky to be cared for by Dania Sheldon. After she suffered a spinal cord… FULL STORY

Sexton on Huxley

James Sexton is one of six editors of Psychedelic Prophets: The Letters of Aldous Huxley and Humphry Osmond (McGill Queens… FULL STORY

The Iron Promise

Many of the characters in Steve Hunter’s first novel, The Cameron Ridge Conspiracy, set in the 1860s, reappear in his… FULL STORY

Hegemony next door

Contested Boundaries: A New Pacific Northwest History by David J. Jepsen and David J. Norberg Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017…. FULL STORY

Bowen & Mexico

Formerly the editor of the Bowen Island Undercurrent for seventeen years, as well as the author of a history of… FULL STORY

Xerographer Onjana Yawnghwe

Xerography is a literary journal co-founded and co-edited by Onjana Yawnghwe, also co-founder of a ‘micro press’ for hand-made publications… FULL STORY

A is for Ardley

Growing up on the Canadian prairies, Pat Ardley never dreamed she would spend most of her adult life near the… FULL STORY

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