As part of our series of articles highlighting B.C.-published books and B.C. authors during the holiday season, here are three titles that tell stories about communities that haven’t received as much attention as they deserve.
Never before has the simple act of reading meant so much to so many.
On Straight.com, we’re going to post several articles before the end of this year recommending books either written by B.C. authors or issued by B.C. publishers.
Among the picks is Cicely Belle Blain's debut book of poems, Burning Sugar, which was released this year.
Owner Don Stewart's glorious clutter came as a result of an arson fire next door to his former location.
The winners were announced at a ceremony in Toronto that was broadcast online.
A poem that captures the transformation of Canada during the onset of the pandemic has won a national literary award.
A Toronto author has won one of Canada’s top literary awards for fiction.
Chaker Khazaal was in a hotel in Beirut when the force of one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history rippled through the building.
The author of a monumental new book about Paul Thomas Anderson explains how Magnolia anticipated the men's rights movement
He says public conversations about our future as societies—and as a species—have been corrupted by dishonesty.
The prime ingredient in concrete is responsible for between four to six percent of the world;s carbon-dioxide emissions.