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By Shilo Jones

As it appears in the newspaper these days, Vancouver is a strange, divided city. This perception is reinforced in the expansive fiction debut from former tree planter, English teacher, and University of British Columbia MFA ... Read More »

June 7, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By David Adams Richards

Over a long and lauded career, David Adams Richards has carved out a spot as the chronicler of misery among the impoverished of New Brunswick’s Miramichi River region. With his new novel, he demonstrates that ... Read More »

June 4, 2018 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Ashlyn Anstee

While the Fan Brothers, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, and Ashlyn Anstee employ acutely different tones, styles, and media in their latest picture books, all unearth joy in some of life’s most unpleasant feelings: grief, sadness, and ... Read More »

June 4, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books