There is value, he notes, in connections between people that one cannot choose.
Once addicted to drugs, the behavioral neuroscientist uses her own history with illicit substances to present a unique understanding of their effects on the brain.
Festival features 55 events, including workshops, manuscript consultations, panels, readings, an opening night dance party.
The program celebrates writing and art by cisgender and transgender women, transgender men, and two-spirit and nonbinary people.
The acclaimed writer celebrates the event's panels, workshops, and readings for their ability to foster thoughtful dialogue.
He made publishing history in Canada when he secured the right to distribute Harry Potter books.
"I wanted something that sounded like those sorts of folktales that my grandfather and grandmother would tell me, and the African epics that I read, which are decidedly not western."
The long-time journalist for the Guardian uses gumshoe reporting to lay bare pharmaceutical corporations' culpability in America's opioid epidemic.
“Much of my own coming-of-age," he says, "wasn’t just a period of exploration of the books that came before me, but was really a kind of study of the institutions that were being systematically dismantled in front of me."
Here’s a handful of picks from the packed program.
Six-day festival is packed with inspiring and entertaining literary events.
Bowering's friend Margaret Atwood has said, affectionately, that he hides his real self behind a goofy act, giving “a genial imitation of a man acting like a nincompoop”.
Another Canadian who received the former president's seal of approval was Michael Ondaatje.
Georgia Straight editor Charlie Smith reveals what caught his attention over the past year.
After one year’s absence, I am happy to bring my Christmas booklist back to the Georgia Straight in 2018.
Yotam Ottolenghi's latest will win over the most particular foodie on your list.
Kitsilano's Comicshop has been facing several challenges for some time
Get ready to educate yourself with what's a true labor of love.
The managing editor of Room's memoir of a tough childhood on the East Side was chosen by a jury of judges.
Here’s a handful of suggestions to get you off the gift-buying hook so you can focus on all the eating and drinking you need to do.