The author's unique voice—fragmented, poetic, and rich with magic realism—lends the narrative the quality of a dream.
The papers of the time liked to refer to Insp. John F.C.B. Vance as a hometown Sherlock Holmes.
This first novel is a remarkable leap for a writer who often gets awards for journalism, but whose only previous book (the winner of multiple prizes) was The 100-Mile Diet.
The Governor General's Award-winning author makes a compelling case for how true aloneness is both a form of expertise and a reward.
Set primarily in Vancouver’s West End, the book is a kind of generational snapshot—an unapologetically urban-gay-male-centric updating of Douglas Coupland’s Shampoo Planet.
Between the first and last tales in this debut collection, the author nimbly switches tone and focus.
Idris Welsh (1906‒96), who grew up on Vancouver Island, assumed the forename Aloha because it had a romantic ring.
The family physician is well on her way to becoming the greatest defender of Canada's health-care system.
Although Joey Shithead was D.O.A.'s tireless engine, Rampage was the group's charismatic showman and unofficial star.
It's the Richmond scholar's fourth book on the financialization of the news business.