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Classics re-done in a Disney sequel, a literary history and a home-made copy of a blockbuster
Also Canadian angles on burlesque and dysfunctional families and breaking procedure in a French courtroom
Jun 17th, 2016
Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely
New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.
Oct 13th, 2015
Knowing the Salish Sea may lead to its protection
Washington-based scientist-authors speak at Aquarium on their newly released book on the Salish Sea
Jun 3rd, 2015
Independent bookstore celebration on May 2 joined by authors nationwide
Inaugural Canadian Authors for Indies Day launches May 2
Feb 27th, 2015
BC Book Prizes announces 2015 literary award shortlists
The 2015 BC Book Prizes shortlist awards prizes in seven categories, celebrating BC writers, illustrators, and publishers.
Mar 11th, 2015
"The Big Swim" Book Tour by Bus
Carrie Saxifrage, author of The Big Swim, Coming Ashore in a World Adrift is hitting the road on a cross country tour. Carrie Saxifrage is a journalist and author whose work on First Nations...
Mar 3rd, 2015
Vancouver Confidential unveils gritty, fascinating side of city's history
These bloggers, actors and tour guides “are creating a much larger conversation about Vancouver” than could be created by conventional historians.
Sep 29th, 2014
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.
Feb 8th, 2014
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.
Aug 25th, 2013
To e- or not to e-(Book)
An author explores the pitfalls -- and unexpected benefits -- of publishing work in e-book form.
May 20th, 2012