The Vancouver Writers Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with its biggest line-up to date on Granville Island from October 16th to 21st, 2012. Over the course of six days the festival will host 77 events with a variety of panel discussions, interviews, musical collaborations, and more. Events Event categories include Biography/Personal Experience, […]
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It will be a weekend of books, magazines, story-telling, and “literary mayhem” when the 18th annual Word on the Street Festival comes to the Vancouver later this month. The three-day festival starts on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Banyan Books & Sound and at Historic Joy Kogawa House. On Saturday there are events at the […]
It’s time for students of all ages to return to school to begin another year of academic growth. I always enjoyed back to school shopping even though it meant we were that much closer to returning to class. Highlighters, binders, duo-tangs, pencil crayons, Trapper Keepers and geometry kits (always a new geometry kit even though […]
The Friends of the Vancouver Public Library are hosting their summer book sale this week with thousands of gently-used items up for grabs along with CDs and DVDs. Photo credit: Ruth and Dave, rommy ghaly, scapevision on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Cookbooks, mysteries, non-fiction, children’s literature, and popular trilogies made famous […]
I have a new addition to my collection of Vancouver books filled with historical photographs, stories, and information. Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years by Michael Kluckner has just arrived in stores and I’m looking forward to flipping through the pages, illustrated with archival photographs and Kluckner’s signature watercolours. Vanishing Vancouver: The Last 25 Years […]
Book Warehouse, one of Vancouver’s most beloved local book stores, will be closing its remaining locations after a final sale blowout that began today. “Who knows what we’ll be doing as the weeks go on? We sort of forgot to stop ordering books, so our warehouse is jammed with thousands more books. We’ll keep putting […]