The illusionary realism of E.J. Hughes

Robert Amos touts the sophisticated “primitivism” of painter E.J. Hughes, “a slight, dapper gentleman who drove a Jaguar and looked more like a small town businessman” according to Phyllis Reeve. FULL STORY

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

Norman Bethune and women

In the forthcoming Rediscovering Norman Bethune, Larry Hannant maintains Bethune was not a crass womanizer, as alleged by unreliable biographer… FULL STORY

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