Lovers and Other Shenanigans

In Des Kennedy’s new novel, a border collie called Shep maintains the bemused attachment appropriate for most human affairs.  Kennedy appears at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival July 19-22. REVIEW


Home is where the art is

Claudette Lauzon’s book The Unmaking of Home in Contemporary Art (University of Toronto Press, 2017) was featured at the Audain Gallery in… FULL STORY

Salish Sea and thee

Howard Macdonald Stewart presents his book, Views of the Salish Sea: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Change around the… FULL STORY

Bethune launch

The most famous Canadian in China remains the Communist medical pioneer Norman Bethune who served in the Spanish Civil War… FULL STORY

Geddes receives Freedom Award

Poet, anthologist, translator and non-fiction author of Medicine Unbundled: A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care (Heritage House, 2017),… FULL STORY

Wagamese at the box office

According to statistics compiled by Bookmanager from weekly stats obtained from 250 Canadian independent stores, the bestselling non-fiction title of… FULL STORY

Uneasy does it

The plot thickens. On a day when Green Party leader Andrew Weaver soundly criticized Premier John Horgan for drumming up… FULL STORY

The misdealing of drug info

Susan Boyd’s Busted: An Illustrated History of Drug Prohibition in Canada  appears just months before marijuana becomes legalized in Canada…. FULL STORY

Brunching capital

Victoria was named Brunch Capital of Canada by the Food Network, so maybe it’s not entirely surprising that Westcoast food… FULL STORY

Airstreams Elegies

Toby Snelgrove of Mayne Island feelanced for the Vancouver Courier in the 1980s as a photographer, then became the photojournalist… FULL STORY

Trilogy completed

At age 80, Bruce Fraser will be touring in the Spring of 2018 to promote his third novel in Kamloops,… FULL STORY

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