He wrote sensitively about the struggles that indigenous people face in modern Canada.
Here are the nominees in the seven categories recognized by these prestigious awards.
Created in 1975 by five Canadian women, the Vancouver-based journal has a long and storied history.
By the end of the 265 urgent, breathless, inspired pages of his latest book, you might actually feel weirdly uplifted.
“One of the gifts of getting older,” she says, “is that I’ve rediscovered my sense of humour."
The volunteer-run book room launches this Friday (February 3) with over 400 women-authored titles.
Set in “a mildly parallel universe of Vancouver”, the book sees two introverts starting to experiment with polyamory after nine years of comfortable companionship.
It’s hard to imagine any book rivalling the hallucination that was 2016, apart from the Book of Revelation. Still, many excellent works appeared.
Regular contributors to the Straight’s books section do their level best to boil down another fine year into one title each.
Whether you’re gift-shopping or looking for something to help you recuperate from Yuletide combat, there’s a range of B.C.–rooted books that will work excellently.