an adventure book, a love story, double biography, scientific synopsis, feminist primer and modern history rolled into 438 pages
The environment has played a central role in the history of Prince Edward Island
Wheaton’s words strip away the flimsy coverings of everyday life to reveal the heartaches common to all.
The Canny Scot: Archbishop James Morrison of Antigonish
by Peter Ludlow
$34.95, paperback, 352 pp.
McGill-Queen’s University Press, March 2015
Last night the Atlantic Book Awards announced this year’s short list at the Halifax Central Library. Jon Tattrie led a discussion with Valerie Compton, Alexander MacLeod and Ami MacKay called “Writers in Conversation”. Shandi Mitchell’s Dalhousie University Creative Writing students opened the event with readings of their best short fiction from their final senior workshop. Congratulations to all the shortlisted publishers and authors! Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing Perished: The 1914 Newfoundland Sealing Disaster Author: Jenny Higgins Publisher: Boulder Publications Something of a Pleasant Paradise: Comparing Rural…
Women’s personalities and achievements are often overlooked and effaced if the “official” history. Joan Sullivan highlights 3 books in which historical women tell their own tales
Anne Around the World: L.M. Montgomery and Her Classic
edited by Jane Ledwell and Jean Mitchell
$29.95, paperback, 302 pp.
McGill-Queen’s University Press