Williams and Robinson

Giller Prize-winner Ian Williams (l.) will converse with the U.S.’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Marilyn Robinson on the craft of writing, themes and the power of fiction at Vancouver Writers Fest. FULL STORY

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REVIEW: Price Paid: The Fight for First Nations Survival by Bev Sellars Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2016 $19.95 978-0-88922-972-3 reviewed by Caroline… FULL STORY

Putin’s Potemkin village

Russian-born Marina Sonkina, a Vancouver writer, reveals contemporary Russia beneath its facade. Every two years, Russian-born fiction writer Marina Sonkina… FULL STORY

Stone-warm-sober hope

Alex Van Tol visits internationalist Margriet Ruurs on Saltspring Island. On a chilly and overcast October morning, as the Skeena… FULL STORY

A person of between

Billed as a literary equivalent to the groundbreaking movie Orlando, inspired by Virginia Woolf’s classic novel of the same name,… FULL STORY

Frozen but fearless

Trapped on the second-highest peak in North America, Mount Logan, during an extratropical cyclone would be a mountaineer’s worst nightmare…. FULL STORY

Sveva revisited

In her forthcoming book Reading Sveva (Talonbooks $17.95), Daphne Marlatt will respond to the life and paintings of Sveva Caetani,… FULL STORY

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

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