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

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Enjoying the rat race

“Mountaineering is akin to having a rat gnawing on your insides – a creature that is constantly needing feeding, rarely… FULL STORY

The wisdom of Solomon

Joel Solomon has befriended founders of Greenpeace, Hollyhock, TIDES and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream; and he has backed Mayor… FULL STORY

A plague on our houses

Joan Givner compares Kevin Chong’s The Plague, set in Vancouver, with Albert Camus’ work of the same name published seventy… FULL STORY

How rivers can remember

UBC expert has published an examination of the earth’s waterways with Princeton University Press, reviewed be B.C. estuary expert Colin… FULL STORY

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