Books tagged: British Columbia Vancouver Island: Greater Victoria

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Ballet Is Not For Muslim Girls

By Mariam S. Pal

From biryani to borscht, the food was always fabulous in Canada's only Polish-Pakistani family. Mariam S. Pal's memoir, Ballet is not for Muslim Girls, is set in this remarkable Victoria B. C. household in the 60s and 70s. Growing up, Mariam struggled to navigate three cultures: ... Read more

Gloryland

By Carla Funk

Carla Funk, in her fifth book of poetry, illuminates the small and marvelous marginalia of earth, like the glistening trail of a snail en route, and looks prophetically to the not-so-distant future where cities burn and the body falls to ruin. A meditation on endings, intermingling ... Read more