VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | It Had The Greatest Bookstore In The World

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #242 | It Had The Greatest Bookstore In The World

(via) Can Vancouver honestly claim to be a “world class” city without a great bookstore? By great we mean one that stops people in its tracks, ensnaring and enchanting all who enter it with the way in which it is

VANCOUVERITES | 7 Minutes With Michael Christie, Author Of “The Beggar’s Garden”

VANCOUVERITES | 7 Minutes With Michael Christie, Author Of “The Beggar’s Garden”

by Grady Mitchell | A short story collection is a tough enough test for a new writer, but author Michael Christie added to the challenge by centering much of his first book, The Beggar’s Garden, around the Downtown Eastside, where he had worked at an

COOL THING WE WANT #444 | The New Local History Book ‘Vancouver Confidential’

COOL THING WE WANT #444 | The New Local History Book ‘Vancouver Confidential’

Local writer Stevie Wilson, the very same who pens the popular DIG IT and YOU SHOULD KNOW columns on Scout, has been busy contributing to a new book of local history called Vancouver Confidential. It’s a “collaboration of artists and writers

COOL THING WE WANT #415 | A Copy Of “The Library: A World History” (Hardcover)

COOL THING WE WANT #415 | A Copy Of “The Library: A World History” (Hardcover)

(via) The Library: A World History, is a new book from Thames & Hudson by architecture historian James W.P. Campbell and photographer Will Pryce. From CNN: “When Dr. James Campbell of Cambridge University could not find a book that traced the history of library

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #422 | New Unpublished Stories By JD Salinger Leaked

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE BRIEF #422 | New Unpublished Stories By JD Salinger Leaked

A few weeks ago I watched a fascinating documentary about the reclusive American writer, J.D. Salinger (he of The Catcher In The Rye fame). The very end of the film was a shocker for me (watch the trailer above), because

READ IT (AGAIN) | Burn Through Fahrenheit 451 With A Hot Mezcal Sipper On The Drive

READ IT (AGAIN) | Burn Through Fahrenheit 451 With A Hot Mezcal Sipper On The Drive

by George Giannakos and Robyn Yager | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the dice on a recent release, but here’s

READ IT (AGAIN) | Pair Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” With A Spiced Margarita At Lolita’s

READ IT (AGAIN) | Pair Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” With A Spiced Margarita At Lolita’s

by George Giannakos and Robyn Yager | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the dice on a recent release, but here’s

READ IT (AGAIN): Pairing Steinbeck’s East Of Eden With A Stiff Sipper At “The Acorn”

READ IT (AGAIN): Pairing Steinbeck’s East Of Eden With A Stiff Sipper At “The Acorn”

by George Giannakos and Robyn Yager | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the dice on a recent release, but here’s

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair An “Alibi Room” Pint With The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair An “Alibi Room” Pint With The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy

by George Giannakos and Robyn Yager | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the dice on a recent release, but here’s

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” With A Cocktail At Chambar

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird” With A Cocktail At Chambar

by George Giannakos and Robyn Yager | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the dice on a recent release, but here’s

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Duthies

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Duthies

Duthies | Place | Much has been said about the cultural health of Vancouver – a place that puts jogging the seawall in yoga pants way above, say, going to see live theatre. Duthies Books is a casualty of that

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair “A Farewell To Arms” With Some Quality Whisky At The Shebeen

READ IT (AGAIN): Pair “A Farewell To Arms” With Some Quality Whisky At The Shebeen

by George Giannakos and Robyn Yager | Slowing down a little and breaking out a good book is never a bad idea. But what to read? You could walk into any bookstore and roll the dice on a recent release, but here’s

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