Lovers and Other Shenanigans

In Des Kennedy’s new novel, a border collie called Shep maintains the bemused attachment appropriate for most human affairs.  Kennedy appears at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival July 19-22. REVIEW

AUTHORS & BOOKS

Hughes news

Matt  Hughes writes crime fiction.  His alter ego, Matthew Hughes, writes sf. Matt Hughes’ crime novel One More Kill, (PS… FULL STORY

Two temperamental titans

Writing in the Times Literary Supplement, Jan Morris has declared Barry Gough’s dual biography about the early 20th century relationship… FULL STORY

The truth is not out there

After releasing six albums, Vancouver indie singer and accordion whizz Geoff Berner has crafted a Searching for Sugarman-like novel about… FULL STORY

Shadows, Shells and Spain

Originally from Vancouver, John Meyer, writes fictional travel memoirs—unique adventure stories that combine fun facts of history with present-day drama… FULL STORY

Wolves of Winter

In Tyrell Johnson’s post-apocalyptic suspense novel, The Wolves of Winter (Simon & Schuster $24.95), set in the Yukon, we are… FULL STORY

Dark in them thar hills

Nelson-based R. M. (Rachel) Greenaway’s first novel Cold Girl (Dundurn 2016) won the Unhanged Arthur Award for Best Unpublished First… FULL STORY

Getting Tecknical

Whereas books pertaining to logging and fishing in British Columbia are common, literary attempts to profile events in the mining… FULL STORY

Submerged guilt

The son of German post-war immigrants who were children during World War II, Roger Frie, a non-Jew, was awarded the… FULL STORY

Brazilian whacks

In Grant Patterson’s first two books about a semi-reluctant, private eye in Brazil, we follow Will Bryant, formerly a Canadian… FULL STORY

Rory gets around

Although he can no longer pipe, hike or travel to exotic lands, and although he’s been reduced to shuffling about… FULL STORY

Creedom reigns

“When I was growing up,” writes acclaimed Cree playwright Thomson Highway in his remarkable prologue to From Oral to Written:… FULL STORY

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