Discover the rich undersea world of Canada’s West Coast with Fishes of the Salish Sea, a remarkable three-volume set by University of Washington Emeritus Professor of Fishery Science Theodore Pietsch and National Fisheries Marine Services biologist James Wilder Orr, with illustrations by the internationally acclaimed fish illustrator Joseph R. Tomelleri. This … Continued
We’re stoked about D. Larraine Andrews’ beautiful new book, Ranching Under the Arch: Stories from the Southern Alberta Rangeland. Meet the author and pick up a signed copy of the book at one of these upcoming events: Friday, June 21, 7:00 PM, Museum of the Highwood, High River Saturday, July 6, 12:00–4:00 PM, Chapters Shawnessy, … Continued
Heritage House is pleased to announce that Ken Mather has been honoured with second prize at the 2019 BC Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing awards for his book Trail North: The Okanagan Trail of 1858–68 and Its Origins in British Columbia And Washington. Hosted by the British Columbia Historical Federation, the Lieutenant-Governor’s awards celebrate books … Continued
Island folks on Gabriola and Salt Spring may wish to take note of these upcoming readings on a topic of interest to a great number of West Coasters. Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest, by Victoria author Joy Davis, follows the stories of people who lead a self-sufficient lifestyle on remote islands along … Continued
Join author Shayne Morrow for the launch of his new book about two groundbreaking murder investigations that changed the course of forensic DNA history in Canada. The Bulldog and the Helix: DNA and the Pursuit of Justice in a Frontier Town is the first book to be written about two tragic child murders that occurred in … Continued
For eighteen years, visitors from around the world have flocked to Grouse Mountain to see the amazing bears that reside there in a wildlife refuge that mimics a grizzly bear’s natural habitat. The Grizzlies of Grouse Mountain is the first book to tell the full story of Coola and Grinder’s early lives, their unique personalities, … Continued
Heritage House is pleased to announce that A Matter of Confidence: The Inside Story of the Political Battle for BC, by Rob Shaw and Richard Zussman, has been shortlisted for the 2019 Hubert Evans Prize for Non-Fiction. Written over a five-month period in the summer and fall of 2017, A Matter of Confidence tracks key … Continued
Jack Knox chats with Bob Kronbauer, host of the Vancouver Is Awesome podcast, and reads from his new book On the Rocks with Jack Knox.