Stories of Kingfisher and Mabel Lake

Wilfred and Henry Simard with their catch from the Shuswap River are just two of the locals in a new history of an area near Enderby that has been popular with Albertans such as W.O. Mitchell. FULL STORY

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High risks, high expectations

Kelowna historian K. Wayne Wilson recommends Douglas Grant’s account of hard work, technological innovation and tenacity.

Going to the dogs

Coren has written one of the world’s bestselling non-fiction books about dogs, The Intelligence of Dogs, as well as Why… FULL STORY

Howe Sound advice

Pauline Le Bel’s Whale in the Door suggests activities and actions to deep readers’ connections to Howe Sound, as well… FULL STORY

Ted Hughes: Titan of Fairness

Now Craig McInnes’s candid and engaging biography outlines the achievements of British Columbia’s most respected public servant. The Mighty Hughes:… FULL STORY

The malleable truth

Stephen Wadhams’ The Orwell Tapes is a collection of memories from those who crossed paths with the complex character who… FULL STORY

Better, but not benign

Former Tsimshian students recall attending Anglican and Methodist schools at Spaksuut (Port Essington) and Terrace in Helen Raptis’ collaboratively written… FULL STORY

Smokeaters for hire, for fire

Aaron Williams’ Chasing Smoke: A Wildfire Memoir (Harbour $22.95) describes 16-hour, high-adrenaline days in apocalyptic fiery landscapes. Chasing Smoke. A… FULL STORY

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