R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY

 

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The 2024 George Ryga award for social awareness is tied between two exemplary BC authors, Helen Knott for Becoming a… FULL STORY

100 years of BC books

Howard White (at right) has been Western Canada’s most enduring and influential book publisher during the past fifty years. He… FULL STORY

Naqvi makes her debut

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Lester reviewed in Italy

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The private life of Yosef Wosk

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