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Books

Book looks at Nanaimo’s soda history

Dalys Barney of the Nanaimo Historical Society has self-published a booklet, Message on a Bottle: Nanaimo's Soda...

History, heritage buildings, and murder

In a presentation to the Vancouver Historical Society, author Eve Lazarus tells a number of her favourite stories, from bellyflop contests to...

Forgotten Cranbrook highlights history through photos

(Courtesy Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History) Three East Kootenay authors have released Forgotten Cranbrook, a collection of...

Second edition of Sinixt history book released

A revised and expanded edition of a classic work about the alienation of the Sinixt First Nation...

New book gives tramway builder Byron Riblet his due

He was a brilliant engineer, responsible for the construction of aerial mining trams in the Kootenays and around the world. But you’ve...

Tashme Museum hosting authors

Three authors who have all written about the Japanese Canadian internment will be...

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...