OBITUARY: Robert Reid (1927 – 2022)

“He missed printing B.C.’s first book by a month in 1949, but Bob Reid (left) became one of Canada’s most famous typographers and book designers. It all started on Christmas, 1936.” FULL STORY

 

 

Watermelon snow

July 31st, 2020

SFU professor, activist and Green Party candidate Lynne Quarmby writes about her time aboard a schooner of artists on a trip to the Arctic, mixing memoir, microbiology, grief for the loss of a frozen world and the sublimity of the northern landscape in Watermelon Snow: Science, Art, and a Lone Polar Bear (McGill-Queen’s UP, $24.95). Bob McDonald, host of CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks and Elizabeth May, former leader of the Green Party of Canada both give testimonials for the book.

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