Books

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Ottawa's Command and Control Antics

Former MPs speak out against 'opaque' and 'juvenile' party handling in a new book.

By Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, Yesterday

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'A System Designed to Be Controlled by the Centre'

In conversation, author Alison Loat reflects on the interviews that informed 'Tragedy in the Commons.'

By Sarah Berman, Yesterday

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Adiós, Maestro

Gabriel García Márquez knew all of Latin America's family secrets.

By Crawford Kilian, Yesterday

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Shamed by 'Barbarians,' China Leaps Forward

New history follows the country's fascinating search for wealth and power.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Apr 2014

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First Nations' Remarkable Legal Winning Streak

'Resource Rulers' says industry ignores at its peril wave of 'native empowerment.'

By Shiri Pasternak, 10 Apr 2014

Recent Books

Author Arundhati Roy

'Another Way of Looking at the World'

Arundhati Roy in conversation on writing, politics and her latest: 'Capitalism: A Ghost Story.'

By Derrick O'Keefe and Jahanzeb Hussain, 1 Apr 2014


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Five Things to Know about Arundhati Roy

The acclaimed Indian author and advocate is speaking Vancouver April 1. Prepare yourself!

By Baharak Yousefi, 29 Mar 2014


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The Baseball Book Adrian Dix Wishes He Wrote

'Ill-fated but unforgettable' Montreal Expos were underdogs with heart.

By Adrian Dix, 29 Mar 2014


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'Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster'

New book explains Fukushima in tragic detail, highlighting need for a major industry overhaul.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Mar 2014


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The Lonely Planet Hunters

Writer Lee Billings chronicles the revolutionary search for life among the stars.

By Crawford Kilian, 26 Feb 2014


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Can Vancouver 'Rewild'?

J.B. MacKinnon explores his hometown's past and possible future in a free talk Thursday at UBC.

By Deborah Campbell, 25 Feb 2014


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Three Dystopic Novels for Unpleasant Times

Great new fictions that force us to examine our rather alarming present.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Feb 2014


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Global Tourism's Less-Than-Scenic Explosion

'Overbooked' traces the growth of our planet as theme park, staffed by slaves.

By Crawford Kilian, 7 Feb 2014


Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Seven Crazy Rob Ford Tales from 'Crazy Town'

New book reveals there's so much more to know about Toronto's mayor.

By David Hains, 3 Feb 2014


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This Month in Vancouver History

From a Stanley Park ransom to 'otherworldly' donations, February's full of high historical drama. Five hits from a new book.

By Jesse Donaldson, 1 Feb 2014


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What Went Wrong in Afghanistan

Reporter Graeme Smith shows us why Canada has much to be embarrassed about.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jan 2014


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How We Lost the Second World War

On Europe's 'Savage Continent,' Putin's persecutions are just one sign lessons weren't learned.

By Crawford Kilian, 15 Jan 2014


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Duncan Campbell Scott: The Poet Who Oversaw Residential Schools

Biographer Mark Abley seeks answers from a contradictory man.

By Mark Abley, 8 Jan 2014


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Four Who Changed the System from Within

'Strange Rebels' club of 1979: Deng Xiaoping, Ayatollah Khomeini, Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher.

By Crawford Kilian, 6 Jan 2014


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BC's 19th Century Idea to End Inequality

Historical critiques of economic imbalance sound surprisingly familiar. Excerpt from a new book.

By Gordon Hak, 3 Jan 2014


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Record Store Day Dials Up the Crazy

Here are some of the local gems among the wax dross. This Saturday!

By Gregory Adams

 

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