R.I.P. Anne Cameron (1938 – 2022)

The writing voice of Anne Cameron (left) will remain as unmistakable as the singing voice of Buffy Sainte-Marie or Joni Mitchell. See obituary here.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

Island Life

A couple on Saturna Island had to be “takers and makers of opportunities” says reviewer Christa Grace-Warrick, with jobs like… FULL STORY

Tibet dries; Asia dies

B.C.’s Michael Buckley has edited a collection of quotes from the Dalai Lama that calls for environmental preservation, particularly in… FULL STORY

Man’s best friend

Rose’s characters are damaged and, in most of her stories, animals provide some relief to their miserable lives. But not… FULL STORY

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