Books

Books

New book offers memories of a Doukhobor life

In Our Backs Warmed by the Sun, a book out this month from Caitlin Press, author Vera...

Smelter Wars looks at union drive in Trail

A recently-published book takes a deep look at union organizing efforts at the Trail smelter during and...

Author Q&A: The Burden of Gravity 

Our blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their stories...

Author Q&A: Captain Cook Rediscovered

Our blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their stories...

New book tells story of Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre

The Village of New Denver has just released a new historical book titled Kyowakai: Memory and Healing...

New book looks at Kootenay rail travel history

While several books exist describing the construction and operation of railways in the Kootenays, Terry Gainer's new...
Michael Layland is interviewed by Mark Forsythe

Interview with Michael Layland

BC Historical Federation Vice-President Mark Forsythe caught up with the 2019 Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing prize winning author Michael Layland to...
Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

Finalists announced for Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce this year’s finalists for the annual Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition. The 2021...

Interview with Claudia Cornwall — BC In Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Earlier this month BCHF's Mark Forsythe and Doug Brigham connected with Claudia Cornwall, author of "British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a...

Memoir recalls childhood in New Denver residential school

A woman who spent four and a half years as a child at the New Denver residential...