Books

Books

Author Q&A: “Our Backs Warmed by the Sun: Memories of a Doukhobor Life”

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

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens wins Lieutenant Governor’s Medal

A remarkable book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten was named the...

Hastings Mill book launched

This past Saturday, Hastings Mill: The Historic Times of a Vancouver Community by Lisa Anne Smith had...

What to read? List of 2019 winners and participants for the BCHF historical writing...

https://youtu.be/ClTiKDxhaN0 Winners Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing Michael Layland, In...

Interview: Lost Kootenays, Part 1

BCHF vice-president Mark Forsythe interviews BCHF director Greg Nesteroff, co-author with Eric Brighton of the new book Lost Kootenays: A History In...

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...
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...

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...

Submissions sought for Boswell Beginnings and Beyond

The book Boswell Beginnings, a history of the Kootenay Lake community published in 1986, is now out...

New Japanese Canadian books honoured

Four Japanese-Canadian books published in 2017 will be celebrated at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre on November 25, 2017, during the Centre's...