Books tagged: British Columbia South Coast: Greater Vancouver
2021 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction — Finalist
A modern queer tragedy about a pilot's last words, an interrupted celebration, and the fear of losing everything.
“Utterly engrossing. Coen is a hero for our era, darkly struggling amid the aftershocks of loss, but doing ... Read more
A dangerous undercover assignment nearly puts Dion in his grave.
North Vancouver RCMP officers Leith and Dion have a gruesome new mystery lying at their feet. Up in the breezy heights of Paradise Road, a craftsman has been spiked to his lawn by his own artwork. Was it an aesthetics-fuelled ... Read more
By Jude Neale
Longlisted for the Magpie Award for Poetry
Inspired by contemporary English language haiku, accomplished poet, Jude Neale, explores ordinary objects through both poetry and photography in her new collection, Inside the Pearl. These photos and haiku-like poems capture moments ... Read more
Jenna Hamilton is a dating coach and the co-owner of a bookstore, with Adam Owens, in the Net Loft on Granville Island in Vancouver. When her best friend, hairdresser Hillary, is a bystander in a car crash that kills her co-worker Bruno, Jenna is there to provide emotional support. ... Read more
By Dennis Foon
Introduction by Marcus Youssef
Two of the most produced, popular, and important Canadian plays for young audiences are back in an updated edition.
In New Canadian Kid, Nick has just moved to Canada from a country called Homeland, where he is forced to grapple with his fears of a new culture and language as ... Read more
Just when Vancouver commercial photographer Tom McCall thought he’d got his life back on track, a complete stranger shows up dead on the roof deck of his floating home. No one seems to know who he is, he has no ID, and there’s not a mark on him. If that isn’t bad enough, ... Read more
After a traumatic head injury, Eve questions every memory and motive in this mind-bending psychological thriller.
Eve Gold’s birthdays are killers, and her twenty-seventh proves to be no different. But for the up-and-coming Vancouver artist, facing death isn’t the real shock ... Read more
By Grace Lau
The poems in The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak explore the many identities, both visible and invisible, that a body contains. With influences from pop culture, the Bible, tech, and Hong-Kongese history, these pieces reflect and reveal how the stories of immigrants in ... Read more