BC Book Prizes announce 30th annual shortlist

The 2014 BC Book Prizes shortlist includes several new authors as well as literary veterans in seven categories, celebrating BC writers and publishers.
Novelist Catherine Bush

Vancouver Writers Fest's Spring reading series in full swing

The Incite reading series is an exploration of books and ideas featuring national and international authors.

Oh, My Darling: Shaena Lambert's short story collection up for CBC Bookie Award

Vancouver author Shaena Lambert is on a roll.
Vancouver author J.B. MacKinnon

Two non-fiction book awards announced this week include Vancouver authors

The RBC Taylor Prize longlist and the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction shortlist were announced this week.

Vancouver Public Library offers amnesty for overdue books

Return that book and overcome your fear of librarians.

Fevered: Why a hotter planet will hurt our health - and how we can save ourselves

Climate change is bad for our health in a horrifying I want to build a hermetically sealed shelter kind of a way.

Ruth Ozeki's "Tale for the Time Being" makes Man Booker Shortlist 2013

The Man Booker Shortlist for 2013 was just announced and Cortes Island-based novelist Ruth  Ozeki has made the cut with her book "Tale for the Time Being.   The shortlist, announced at...

Four awesome books from 2013

"The Orenda," by Joseph Boyden, from Penguin Canada Books, is an extraordinary novel. Beautiful language, tight pacing, and a story thick with history make this one of my favourite books of the year...

To e- or not to e-(Book): when writers take on the publishing world

Something in me still misses seeing my book in the window of a bookstore, owned by someone who knows my name.