R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY

 

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The quiet reckoning

Reviewing The Quiet In Me: Poems by Patrick Lane, Trevor Carolan writes “This is the receding artist’s sayonara, when love… FULL STORY

Risky ventures

Here Edwin Wong chats with BCBookLook about his passion for theatre and the books he has recently written about “Risk… FULL STORY

Science NOT silence

When the elements of survival we all depend on are threatened, people’s health, well-being and even their lives are also… FULL STORY

Boy’s best friend

Author Darren Groth, an advocate for neurodiversity in literature based the boy, Kasper and dog, Tao on his son and… FULL STORY

Going for Wayman

Wayman helped bring into being a new movement of “work poetry” in North America, and was a co-founder and prominent… FULL STORY

Ode to the womb of war

The four poetic narratives in “The Ventriloquist” all share Gary Geddes’ preoccupations with the physical and psychological ravages of conquest… FULL STORY

Failed to return

Much has been written about Bomber Command but little of the feelings of the aircrew who followed orders without question… FULL STORY

Veins of the Earth

In his new book about major North American rivers, UBC professor Eric Taylor shows why rivers are key to human… FULL STORY

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