He was admired as a quiet, serious figure: a dedicated artist, not a mover and shaker.
Despite their differences, Rule and Bébout had much to say to each other before dying in 2007 and 2009, respectively.
Suzette Mayr sets her barbed new novel in a bureaucratic shambles.
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.