Margaret Ormsby, catalyst & mentor

As one of Canada’s first accredited female historians, Ormsby’s first desk as a professor in 1940 was in the women’s washroom at McMaster. Now she’s the namesake for The Ormsby Review. FULL STORY

THE ORMSBY REVIEW: non-fiction

#163 Highways to tell

REVIEW: British Columbia by the Road: Car Culture and the Making of a Modern Landscape. by Ben Bradley Vancouver: UBC Press,… FULL STORY

#162 The sisters of war

REVIEW: War Torn Exchanges: The Lives and Letters of Nursing Sisters Laura Holland and Mildred Forbes by Andrea McKenzie (editor). Vancouver:… FULL STORY

#161 Loving in a fog

REVIEW: The Most Dangerous Thing by Leanne Lieberman Victoria: Orca Book Publishers, 2017 $14.95 9781459811843  Reviewed by Carol Anne Shaw  … FULL STORY

#157 Shuswap gets its due

Everything Shuswap by Jim Cooperman Shuswap Press / Playfort Pubishing $35 / 9780995052208 By Mark Forsythe * [Sandwiched between the… FULL STORY

#150 Narnia meets Camelot

REVIEW: Walking to Camelot: A Pilgrimage through the Heart of Rural England by John A. Cherrington Vancouver: Figure 1 Publishing, 2016…. FULL STORY

#149 Grit to the core

REVIEW: From the Klondike to Berlin: The Yukon in World War I. by Michael Gates Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing, 2017. $24.95 … FULL STORY

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