Landscape of a racialized life

With her debut poetry collection, Jillian Christmas (left) continues the themes of her spoken word performances to increase anti-oppression using powerful words. FULL STORY


T is for Tan

Coen Caraway is left with more than heartache after his fiancé, Elias Santos fatally crashes an airplane one week before… FULL STORY

Friends for life

There is a new kids book, Terry Fox and Me (Tundra $21.99), written from the perspective of Terry Fox’s boyhood… FULL STORY

Brotherly love

“I’m not special.” — Terry Fox “I am not a dreamer.” – Terry Fox To mark the 40th anniversary of… FULL STORY

Psychiatric suspects

In his debut novel, The Killer Trail (NeWest 2014), crime novelist D.B. Carew introduces the character, Chris Ryder, a Vancouver… FULL STORY

A third Homer

Thomas Homer-Dixon is described as a thought leader. A global thinker. Someone dedicated to “reinvigorating our cognitive strengths.” He won… FULL STORY

Toxic masculinity

David Ly’s debut collection of poetry Mythical Man (Anstruther $18.95) explores personhood in the 21st century, toxic masculinity, and speaks… FULL STORY

Doctors’ lives

Following up on his previous book, That’s Why I’m a Journalist (D&M 2015), former CBC journalist, Mark Bulgutch has published… FULL STORY

Texada Island trauma

Precious few British Columbians can tell you the name of our first provincial Premier—John Foster McCreight, a lawyer—but possibly one… FULL STORY

I is for Iona Whishaw

In Iona Whishaw’s seventh mystery, A Match Made for Murder (Touchwood $16.95) , it’s November, and Lane Winslow and Inspector… FULL STORY

Houseboat honey

After his sister gave him 15,000 bees as a Christmas present, Dave Doroghy developed a fascination for the insects. Despite… FULL STORY

Concussion poems

After a disabling concussion, Kyla Jamieson published her debut collection of poems, Body Count (Nightwood $18.95) about her life before… FULL STORY

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