Kissing through a handkerchief

Edward Byrne has freely transposed the sonnets of Louise Labé (1522-1566) and Guido Cavalcanti (shown at left, circa 1255-1300) for audaciously modern renderings. REVIEW

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Two writes of the Passage

Christopher Wright, author of Arctic Cargo, reviews Ken Burton’s Canada’s Arctic and Kevin Vallely’s Rowing the Northwest Passage. Rowing the… FULL STORY

Trail & the atomic bomb

His independent title recalls a rare instance when Canada did not entirely focus its research efforts in eastern Canada. Please… FULL STORY

Derek Hayes stays on track

The intrepid geographer’s 15th magnum opus doesn’t disappoint, according to local historian Walter Volovsek, an expert on the Columbia &… FULL STORY

Twin births and grizzlies

His expressionist work Thanks for Giving has just been released by Talonbooks, along with Joan MacLeod’s realist play, Gracie, both… FULL STORY

Ranch in the Slocan

Cole Harris has long suggested that social change in settler societies has come about through geographical change. Ranch in the… FULL STORY

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