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Books

Hastings Mill book launched

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

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...

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...

Book chronicles history of Kootenay Lake ferry service

Michael Cone has just published the definitive history of the ferry service on Kootenay lake, from the...

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...

Join the online launch for Failed to Return

Keith C. Ogilvie is the editor of (and a contributor to) Failed to Return: Canada's Bomber Command Sacrifice in the Second World War, published...

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...

Wagon Road North by Art Downs back in print

Victoria-based book publishing company, Heritage House Publishing, is releasing a newly revised and updated edition of Wagon Road North: The Saga of the...

The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow: A presentation by Catherine Clement

Chinatown Through a Wide Lens: The Hidden Photographs of Yucho Chow, written by Catherine Clement and published by the Chinese Canadian Historical...

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...