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A love letter to Mother Nature

A love letter to Mother Nature | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
My Life with Trees: A Sylvan JourneyBy Gary L. SaundersGaspereau Press$28.95; 252 pagesWhen it comes to separating the literary sheep from the journalistic goats, the dividing line for me is whether an author can make me interested in a subject that was not even on my radar.
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Local author, Michael Palmer, revisits his passions for multi-layered debut novel

Local author, Michael Palmer, revisits his passions for multi-layered debut novel | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
There are plenty of prestigious works that inspired Michael Palmer when writing his debut
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Yann Martel uses apes as symbolic vehicle in new faith-themed novel

Yann Martel uses apes as symbolic vehicle in new faith-themed novel | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
TORONTO - Fifteen years after publishing the smash boy-tiger shipwreck tale
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Salman Rushdie coming to Edmonton Public Library event

Salman Rushdie coming to Edmonton Public Library event | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Salman Rushdie, one of the world's best-known writers, is coming to Edmonton next month. Rushdie will speak at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel on Feb.
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Edmonton author Alison Hughes inspired by Milly the dog

Edmonton author Alison Hughes inspired by Milly the dog | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Alison Hughes thinks dogs and kids have a lot in common. “In the best possible way,” the Edmonton author clarifies, laughing. “I think they (both) have more figured out than we do, sometimes. That sense of immediacy. That sense of fun.
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rob mclennan's blog: U of Alberta writers-in-residence interviews: Fred Wah (1988-89)

rob mclennan's blog: U of Alberta writers-in-residence interviews: Fred Wah (1988-89) | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

U of Alberta wr-in-res interview w/ Fred Wah @CLCUAlberta @Talonbooks @CanadianPoetry @canadianlit @griffinpoetry ; https://t.co/Fue65he98i

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Everything under the Sun: Toward a Brighter Future on a Small Blue Planet

Everything under the Sun: Toward a Brighter Future on a Small Blue Planet | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

In this latest offering from David Suzuki, the well-known scientist, author, and broadcaster explores the interconnectedness of the world's myriad environmental challenges.

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More Good News: Real Solutions to the Global Eco-Crisis

More Good News: Real Solutions to the Global Eco-Crisis | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

David Suzuki and Holly Dressel update their 2003 bestseller, Good News for a Change, with the latest inspiring stories about individuals, groups, and businesses that are making real change in the world.

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Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature

Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

Since The Sacred Balance was first published in 1997, global warming has become a major issue, with alarming effects being observed on all continents and in the world's oceans.

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Tree: A Life Story

Tree: A Life Story | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

This is a story that spans a millennium and includes a cast of millions. It is the story of a single tree.

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The Legacy: An Elder's Vision for Our Sustainable Future

The Legacy: An Elder's Vision for Our Sustainable Future | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

If he had to sum up all that he has learned in one last lecture, what would David Suzuki say?

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There's a Barnyard in My Bedroom

There's a Barnyard in My Bedroom | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

From their sheets and pillows to their books, fruit, and furniture, nearly everything in Jamie's and Megan's lives has come from nature.

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Yann Martel returns with a remarkable new novel

Yann Martel returns with a remarkable new novel | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

In The High Mountains Of Portugal, Yann Martel links tales of the dead and the grieving

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And the B.C. book award shortlist is ...

And the B.C. book award shortlist is ... | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The B.C. National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction will be announced February 4. These four authors are
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Differences make them birds of a feather | Toronto Star

Differences make them birds of a feather | Toronto Star | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Often heartbreaking insight into the world of those who are different, both in the human and the natural world
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Martel's new novel lives up to the high expectations

Martel's new novel lives up to the high expectations | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
THE HIGH MOUNTAINS OF PORTUGAL By Yann Martel, Knopf Canada, $32   Saskatoon author Yann Martel
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Edmonton author dives deep into purses and philosophy

Edmonton author dives deep into purses and philosophy | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
Shawna Lemay had grown sick of rejection. She shoved her novel into a drawer, ready to forget fiction. Months passed before a friend convinced Lemay to shop it again. It was eventually snapped up by a small Ontario publisher. What came next was a shock.
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2016 Showcase Awards - Alberta Magazine Publishers Association

2016 Showcase Awards - Alberta Magazine Publishers Association | Canadian literature | Scoop.it
The Alberta Magazine Publishers Association (AMPA) is a non-profit organization of magazine publishers, and their supporters, working in Alberta
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Zine collection launched at Seneca library | Quill and Quire

Zine collection launched at Seneca library | Quill and Quire | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

The School of Creative Arts and Animation at Toronto's Seneca College has joined forces with Seneca's library to create an accessible collection of zines. The

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David Suzuki's Green Guide

David Suzuki's Green Guide | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

A practical guide to reducing your ecological footprint.  Everyone knows that human actions affect our natural environment.

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David Suzuki: The Autobiography

David Suzuki: The Autobiography | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

David Suzuki's autobiography expands on the early years covered in Metamorphosis and continues to the present, when, at age 70, Suzuki reflects on his life--and his hopes for the future.

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The Big Picture: Reflections on Science, Humanity, and a Quickly Changing Planet

The Big Picture: Reflections on Science, Humanity, and a Quickly Changing Planet | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

David Suzuki and Dave Robert Taylor look beyond our environmental problems to examine the forces that are preventing real change.

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The Sacred Balance: A Visual Celebration of Our Place in Nature

The Sacred Balance: A Visual Celebration of Our Place in Nature | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

Based on David Suzuki and Amanda McConnell's best-selling The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature, this collection of photographs, artwork, electron micrographs and satellite photographs celebrates the web of life that unites all...

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When the Wild Comes Leaping Up

When the Wild Comes Leaping Up | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

Edited by David Suzuki, this collection includes original essays by writers including Margaret Atwood, Timothy Findley, Sharon Butala, Wade Davis, David Adams Richards and more.

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Declaration of Interdependence: A Pledge to Planet Earth

Declaration of Interdependence: A Pledge to Planet Earth | Canadian literature | Scoop.it

In 1992, David Suzuki and a team of activists and environmentalists composed a

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