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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
Author and Scientist Alejandro Frid.  Photo by Gail Lotenberg.

Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely

New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.
Horseshoe Bay, Bowen Island, photograph, Alan Sirulnikoff, landscape, marine

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
Mary-Ann Yazedjian and Talia at Book Warehouse on Main Street

Independent bookstore celebration on May 2 joined by authors nationwide

Inaugural Canadian Authors for Indies Day launches May 2
Patrick Lane is shortlisted for the 2015 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

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.
The Big Swim Book Tour by Bus

"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...

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.
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.

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.

To e- or not to e-(Book)

An author explores the pitfalls -- and unexpected benefits -- of publishing work in e-book form.