From the fur trade to the UBC archives

The title of librarian Laurenda Daniells’ memoir, Royal Blood, refers to her great-grandmother Sally (at left), daughter of an Okanagan chief, who married Scottish-born fur trader Alexander Ross. FULL STORY

Hugh’s News

Hugh’s News #13

Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive (Harvard University Press) by SFU’s Mark Winston has won the Governor General’s Non-Fiction Award… FULL STORY

Hugh’s News #13

Kolin Lymworth’s Banyen Books operation in Kitsilano turned 45 in December. Also thriving, Vancouver Kidsbooks is relocating a few blocks… FULL STORY

Hugh’s News #11

Of Windh and rain and desert… Jacqueline Windh gets around. In 2015, at age 51, she has just participated in… FULL STORY

Hugh’s News #10

At age 24, Mona Fertig opened The Literary Storefront in Vancouver. In October of 1980 , The Writers’ Union of… FULL STORY

Hugh’s News #9

DAN IS BACK, AND HE NEVER WENT AWAY Dan Jason has enjoyed gardening since childhood and he remains committed to… FULL STORY

Hugh’s News #4

Canada Day was a good day for the BC book community, bringing national recognition with induction into the Order of… FULL STORY

Hugh’s News #2

Congratulations to Vancouver’s Renée Saklikar whose much-shortlisted and bestselling Children of Air India (Nightwood) was chosen best poetry book in… FULL STORY

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