“Redemption Song” is one of the greatest hymns composed by humanity. And it was born in Nova Scotia. Keep Reading
John Munroe bestowed two other remembrances on Maggie Vail during the initial weeks of their courtship, gifts that offer some insight into the nature of their relationship. The first was a tiny silver-plated pistol and a supply of ammunition, a curious memento to cement a romance. The second was a tintype of Munroe, handsomely bound in an ornate frame. Keep Reading
In the process of researching these photographs, time became meaningless. The whole span of a community's history over a century and a half was spread beneath my gaze. Keep Reading
Samuel Holland: His Work and Legacy on Prince Edward Island
by Earle Lockerby and Douglas Sobey
$37.95, paperback, 300 pp.
Island Studies Press, 2015
The CITADEL on Stage
British Military Theatre, Sports & Recreation in Colonial Halifax
by A.D. Boutilier
$27.50, paperback, 384 pp.
New World Publishing, 2015
A History of Nova Scotia in 50 Objects
by Joan Dawson
$21.95, paperback, 208 pp.
Nimbus Publishing, May 2015
My dear Alice: War letters 1937-1950
by Clare Christie and Carol Wills
$27.95, Paperback, 276 pp.
New World Publishing, October 2015