All posts tagged Books

The Artificial Ape: a book for the technological beast in all of us

Was the baby sling the first invention? British archaeologist Timothy Taylor thinks so.read more

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Muslims, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews and “Other” are one for this seeker

Harold Rosen has written an extraordinary book that seeks to restore the narrative thread that runs through the world’s major religions.

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To Build a Fire

Sculptor Lee Gass reflects on Jack London's short story To Build a Fire and some childhood mistakes in the mountains in relation to his daily ritual of building

Swedish star Michael Nyqvist’s beautiful personal drama

Michael Nyqvist, the main male character in the popular Swedish movies "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo", "The Girl Who Played with Fire", and "The Girl Who Kicked

Heart of the Artichoke: cooking with David Tanis

I used to think that the best thing about a cookbook was the pictures. Somehow, just looking at colours on a piece of paper could make my tummy

Woman With the 5 Elephants

“Why do people translate? It's the yearning for something that keeps escaping, for the unrivalled original, for the final, the essential,” says Svetlana Geier.

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Stuart MacLean and The Vinyl Cafe, Live on Stage at the Centre for Performing Arts

"There are moments during a performance when I leave the ground and I become wrapped up in the moment, but the same thing happens in my writing some

In Love With the Mystery

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Award-winning authors dazzle at Writers Festival

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival wrapped up this week, with 60 per cent of events at near capacity attendance and more than 13,000 people

Festival bringing 100 international and Canadian authors to Vancouver today

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival opens tomorrow (Tuesday, October 19), and brings to Vancouver some of the biggest names in writing in the world. Over six

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