Florence, Dante and Me

In the early 1960s, when all things European were hip, a UBC student went to Italy for a year to study Dante. His letters home are the subject of a new book. Review by Beverly Cramp. FULL STORY

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From Phyllis to Maite

The first Greenpeace ship in 1971 was the Phyllis Cormack, abortion a converted fishing vessel that was sent to protest… FULL STORY

Emily X 2

Born in 1910, Carol Pearson was a friend and student of Emily Carr who published her fond recollections of Carr… FULL STORY

Flett not fleeting

Julie Flett’s story board book for infants, Little You (Orca 2013), with text by Richard Van Camp, has reportedly sold… FULL STORY

Better late than ever

In preparing an ebook version of John Armstrong’s Wages, New Star Books discovered an entire section of the manuscript, about… FULL STORY

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