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Last updated: January 23, 2015
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 BESTSELLERS  |  SPRING 2015  |  FALL 2014  |   SPRING 2014   |   PAST SEASONS



BESTSELLERS


BC BESTSELLERS for week of January 18, 2015

Source: Association of Book Publishers of BC

Adult Titles

#2 Richard Beamish & Gordon McFarlane · The Sea Among Us
#7 Mike McCardell · Cardboard Ocean
#8 Mark Forsythe & Greg Dickson · From the West Coast to the Western Front
#9 Randy Nelson · Poachers, Polluters and Politics
#10 Alicia Priest · A Rock Fell on the Moon
#11 Robert Budd · Echoes of British Columbia
#12 Frank White · That Went By Fast


SPRING 2015

Trisha Cull · The Death of Small Creatures | Bren Simmers · Hastings-Sunrise | Rita Wong · undercurrent

Trisha Cull

The Death of Small Creatures
978-0-88971-307-9, $22.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Publication date: April 2015

Media

Print/Online
Featured on BC Booklook, January 21, 2015

Bren Simmers

Hastings-Sunrise
978-0-88971-310-9, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Publication date: March 2015

Events

Reading at Planet Earth Poetry reading series, Victoria, May 8, 2015, time TBA
Reading at Art Bar reading series, Toronto, May 16, 2015, time TBA
Reading at the Old Tree Cafe, Gabriola Island, BC, September 17, 2015, time TBA
Reading at the Flywheel Reading Series, Calgary, November 12, 2015, time TBA
Reading at Wordstorm reading series, Nanaimo, Jan 26, 2016, time TBA

Rita Wong, with drawings by Mizu

undercurrent
978-0-88971-308-6, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Publication date: April 2015

Events

Reading at Cascadia Poetry Festival, Nanaimo, BC, May 3, 2015, details TBA

FALL 2014

Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane · The Sea Among Us | Robert Budd · Echoes of British Columbia | Mark Forsythe and Greg Dickson · From the West Coast to the Western Front | Margaret Horsfield and Ian Kennedy · Tofino and Clayoquot Sound | Patrick Lane · WashitaMike McCardell · Cardboard Ocean | Alicia Priest · A Rock Fell on the Moon | Matt Rader · What I Want to Tell Goes Like This | Frank White · That Went By Fast · Milk Spills and One-Log Loads| Elaine Woo · Cycling with the Dragon 

Richard Beamish and Gordon McFarlane, editors

The Sea Among Us: The Strait of Georgia
978-1-55017-683-4, $39.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: November 22, 2014

Bestseller

#2 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Media

Upcoming
Interview on CoastFM, January 21, 2015 at 11am, air date TBA
Print/Online
Review in Publishers Weekly, December 2014

Robert Budd

Echoes of British Columbia: Voices from the Frontier
978-1-55017-678-0, $35.00, Paperback + audio discs, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: October 11, 2014

Bestseller

#11 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Mark Forsythe and Greg Dickson

From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War
978-1-55017-666-7, $26.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Bestseller

#8 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Events

Presentation at the White Rock Public Library on February 23, 2015 at 7pm
Presentation at the Murrayville Public Library on February 26, 2015 at 7pm

Margaret Horsfield and Ian Kennedy

Tofino and Clayoquot Sound: A History
978-1-55017-681-0, $36.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: October 25, 2014

Media

Print/Online
Review in the Alberni Valley News, December 31, 2014

Patrick Lane

Washita
978-1-55017-676-6, $18.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: October 25, 2014

Media

TV/Radio
Interview on CBC Radio’s North by Northwest to air on Saturday, January 24, 2015

Mike McCardell

Cardboard Ocean: A Memoir
978-1-55017-664-3, $32.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: September 6, 2014

Bestseller

#7 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Alicia Priest

A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist
978-1-55017-672-8, $32.95, Hardcover, Lost Moose
Publication date: September 16, 2014

News

Unfortunately, Alicia Priest passed away on January 13, 2015

Bestseller

#10 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Media

Print/Online
Article on BC Booklook, January 20, 2015

Notable Reviews

“A beautifully written memoir that evokes a Canada long past, and that left me in tears.”
~ Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee, October 31, 2014

Matt Rader

What I Want to Tell Goes Like This
978-0-88971-306-2, $21.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Pub date: October 10, 2014

Events

Public reading at Vancouver Island University, January 27, 2015 at 10am in Jay Ruzesky’s class - click for more info

Media

Print/Online
Review in The Globe and Mail, January 16th, 2015

Frank White

That Went By Fast: My First Hundred Years
978-1-55017-668-1, $32.95, Hardcover, Harbour Publishing
Publication date: October 25, 2014

Bestseller

#12 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Elaine Woo

Cycling with the Dragon
978-0-88971-301-7, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Pub date: September 28, 2014

Events

UPDATED! Reading at Gung Haggis Fat Choy celebration dinner, Pink Pearl Restaurant (1132 East Hastings), March 2015 date TBA
UPDATED! Reading at World Poetry Mother Earth event "A Celebration of Gaia as Muse" at the Vancouver Public Library (Brittania branch, 1661 Napier St. Vancouver), Saturday March 14, 2015 1pm to 3pm

SPRING 2014

  Michele Genest ·  The Boreal Feast  | Doretta Lau ·  How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? | Randy Nelson · Poachers, Polluters and Politics

Michele Genest

The Boreal Feast: A Culinary Journey to the North
978-1-55017-627-8, $28.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing (Lost Moose)

Events

Featured Chef at Edible Canada's Coast-to-Coast Dinner Series, Yukon Month, on February 2, 2015. Tickets are $75 and available here

Doretta Lau

How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?
978-0-88971-293-5, $19.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions

Media

Upcoming
Review in TREK magazine, February 2015 issue

Randy Nelson

Poachers, Polluters and Politics
978-1-55017-639-1, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Bestseller

#9 BC Bestseller, week of January 18, 2015

Events

Speaking at the Calgary Boat and Outdoorsman Show (BMO Centre) on February 5, 2015 at 3pm and February 7, 2015 at 7pm
Book Signing at Caryall Books in Quesnel on February 13, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm

 PUBLICITY for PAST SEASONS

Katherine Palmer Gordon · We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us | Renée Sarojini Saklikar · children of air india

Katherine Palmer Gordon

We Are Born with the Songs Inside Us: Lives and Stories of First Nations People in British Columbia
978-1-55017-618-6, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Review in the Alberni Valley News, December 31, 2014

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

children of air india: un/authorized exhibits and interjections
978-0-88971-287-4, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions

Events

Reading at McNally Robinson Booksellers Saskatoon on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7pm. With Adam Pottle and Tracy Hamon


LAST UPDATED: January 23, 2015