May 9th, 2013
Author Lauren Drain spent seven as a member of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Apr 5th, 2013
Not only did "The Peerless" make it down the Thompson River from Savona to Spences Bridge, but she also, eventually, made it back upriver again.
Mar 19th, 2013
Kobo, Kindle, iPad, whatever. Ebook readers are getting more and more love. Even ebook borrowing is at an all-time high. Like Everest. While the gradual turn away from print may be a hard and grey-...
Mar 8th, 2013
Sayed Kashua, an award-winning Arab-Israeli writer who is speaking in Vancouver on Saturday (March 9), uses humour to convince his readers to to take their nationalistic identities less...
Jan 16th, 2013
Jian Ghomeshi didn’t just want to write a book about himself. Instead, he wrote a book about himself wanting to be David Bowie. He wrote about himself wanting to be David Bowie and having a crush on...
Jan 7th, 2013
Who needs paper when you've got a clean, shiny screen to poke at? It's out with the old, and in with the new at the Vancouver Public Library (VPL), as readers come out in droves to check out VPL's...
Jan 5th, 2013
Most Canadians know that the Prime Minister lives at 24 Sussex Drive while Parliament is in session. But most Canadians probably couldn’t tell you what the inside of the first house looks like or...
Dec 20th, 2012
The secret to success packaged in a short guide.
Dec 10th, 2012
Fact, they say, is stranger than fiction. But fiction by the same token can powerfully illuminate fact. Novels answer questions so complex that they elude simple explanation, but sweeping narratives...
Nov 25th, 2012
After fourteen years of writing and rewriting, P.J. Sarah Collins' What Happened to Serenity? finally makes it to press.