Achievements and foibles of one of Canada’s great light-keeping families


Cantwells’ Way: A Natural History of the Cape Spear Lightstation By James E. Candow, $22.95 (pb) 9781552666722, 160 pp. Fernwood Publishing, June 2014 When history meets exposition, the product can be illuminating, even enlightening. When it meets storytelling, it’s magic. Cantwells’ Way easily conjures the latter in the deft hands of author James Candow. In this taut, tremendously well-told story, we learn about the certainties, foibles, and achievements…

A taste of chowder


he Chowder Trail Cookbook
A selection of the best recipes from Taste of Nova Scotia’s Chowder Trail
by Elaine Elliot and Virginia Lee
$16.95, paperback, 96 pp.
Formac Publishing, June 2014