Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Harbour Publishing

Books of the Pacific Northwest

About Harbour Publishing

An award-winning independent book publisher owned and operated by Howard and Mary White. Established in 1974 and based on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast.

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Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner win the 2022 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner win the 2022 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize

Luschiim Arvid Charlie and Nancy J. Turner have won the 2022 Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize for their book, Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicine 

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Amanda Swinimer finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize
Amanda Swinimer finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

Amanda Swinimer has been announced as a finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for her book, The Science and Spirit of Seaweed: Discovering Food, Medicine and Purpose in the Kelp Forests of the Pacific Northwest.

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Barry Gough finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize
Barry Gough finalist for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

Barry Gough has been shortlisted for the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize for his book, Possessing Meares Island: A Historian’s Journey into the Heart of Clayoquot Sound

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Stories by and about Extraordinary Women

My Life as a Potter : Stories and Techniques
My Life as a Potter : Stories and Techniques

My Life as a Potter: Stories and Techniques

Mary Fox

$44.95

On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia
On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

On the Cusp of Contact: Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

$34.95

John Clarke : Explorer of the Coast Mountains
John Clarke : Explorer of the Coast Mountains

John Clarke: Explorer of the Coast Mountains

$29.95

Sointula : An Island Utopia
Sointula : An Island Utopia

Sointula: An Island Utopia

Paula Wild

$24.95

Cambium Blue
Cambium Blue

Cambium Blue

Maureen Brownlee

$22.95

Remarkable Yukon Women
Remarkable Yukon Women

Remarkable Yukon Women

$29.95

Soul of Wilderness : Mountain Journeys in Western BC and Alaska
Soul of Wilderness : Mountain Journeys in Western BC and Alaska

Soul of Wilderness: Mountain Journeys in Western BC and Alaska

John Baldwin, Linda Bily

$36.95

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller
Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Chris Czajkowski

$19.95

Fishing with John
Fishing with John

Fishing with John

Edith Iglauer

$24.95

A Rock Fell on the Moon : Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist
A Rock Fell on the Moon : Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist

A Rock Fell on the Moon: Dad and the Great Yukon Silver Ore Heist

Alicia Priest

From $24.95

Grizzlies, Gales and Giant Salmon : Life at a Rivers Inlet Fishing Lodge
Grizzlies, Gales and Giant Salmon : Life at a Rivers Inlet Fishing Lodge

Grizzlies, Gales and Giant Salmon: Life at a Rivers Inlet Fishing Lodge

Pat Ardley

$24.95

Forthcoming

Workboats for the World : The Robert Allan Story
Workboats for the World : The Robert Allan Story

Workboats for the World: The Robert Allan Story

Peter A. Robson, Robert G. Allan

$99.95

Incredible Crossings : The History and Art of the Bridges, Tunnels and Inland Ferries That Connect British Columbia
Incredible Crossings : The History and Art of the Bridges, Tunnels and Inland Ferries That Connect British Columbia

Incredible Crossings: The History and Art of the Bridges, Tunnels and Inland Ferries That Connect British Columbia

Derek Hayes

$46.95

All the Bears Sing : Stories
All the Bears Sing : Stories

All the Bears Sing: Stories

Harold Macy

$24.95

New releases from Harbour Publishing

The Punishment
The Punishment

The Punishment

Joseph Dandurand

$21.95

O Canada Crosswords Book 23
O Canada Crosswords Book 23

O Canada Crosswords Book 23

Gwen Sjogren

$18.95

The Wildest Hunt : True Stories of Game Wardens and Poachers
The Wildest Hunt : True Stories of Game Wardens and Poachers

The Wildest Hunt: True Stories of Game Wardens and Poachers

Randy Nelson

$24.95

Alone in the Great Unknown : One Woman’s Remarkable Adventures in the Northwestern Wilderness
Alone in the Great Unknown : One Woman’s Remarkable Adventures in the Northwestern Wilderness

Alone in the Great Unknown: One Woman’s Remarkable Adventures in the Northwestern Wilderness

Caroll Simpson

$26.95

Hollywood in the Klondike : Dawson City’s Great Film Find
Hollywood in the Klondike : Dawson City’s Great Film Find

Hollywood in the Klondike: Dawson City’s Great Film Find

Michael Gates

$34.95

The Last Steam Railways : Volume 1: The People's Republic of China
The Last Steam Railways : Volume 1: The People's Republic of China

The Last Steam Railways: Volume 1: The People's Republic of China

Robert D. Turner

$79.95

British Columbia in the Balance : 1846–1871
British Columbia in the Balance : 1846–1871

British Columbia in the Balance: 1846–1871

Jean Barman

$36.95

Dreams and Journeys
Dreams and Journeys

Dreams and Journeys

Frederick McDonald

$22.95

False Creek
False Creek

False Creek

Jane Munro

$19.95

Whelks to Whales : Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Newly Revised and expanded Third edition
Whelks to Whales : Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Newly Revised and expanded Third edition

Whelks to Whales: Coastal Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Newly Revised and expanded Third edition

Rick M. Harbo

$28.95

Hesitating Once to Feel Glory
Hesitating Once to Feel Glory

Hesitating Once to Feel Glory

Maleea Acker

$19.95

Cut to Fortress : Poems
Cut to Fortress : Poems

Cut to Fortress: Poems

Tawahum Bige

$19.95

Nevertheless : Walking Poems
Nevertheless : Walking Poems

Nevertheless: Walking Poems

Gillian Jerome

$19.95

Boy in the Blue Hammock
Boy in the Blue Hammock

Boy in the Blue Hammock

Darren Groth

$22.95

Using Power Well : Bob Williams and the Making of British Columbia
Using Power Well : Bob Williams and the Making of British Columbia

Using Power Well: Bob Williams and the Making of British Columbia

Benjamin Isitt, Bob Williams, Thomas Bevan

$22.95

Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022 : Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island
Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022 : Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022: Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The Quiet in Me : Poems
The Quiet in Me : Poems

The Quiet in Me: Poems

Lorna Crozier, Patrick Lane

$18.95

Never Say P*g : The Book of Sailors’ Superstitions
Never Say P*g : The Book of Sailors’ Superstitions

Never Say P*g: The Book of Sailors’ Superstitions

R. Bruce Macdonald

$22.95

New & forthcoming releases from Nightwood Editions

O Canada Crosswords Book 9
O Canada Crosswords Book 9

O Canada Crosswords Book 9

Barbara Olson, Dave Macleod

$14.95

The Big Melt
The Big Melt

The Big Melt

Emily Riddle

$19.95

The Punishment
The Punishment

The Punishment

Joseph Dandurand

$21.95

The Descendants
The Descendants

The Descendants

Robert Chursinoff

$24.95

The Rooftop Garden
The Rooftop Garden

The Rooftop Garden

Menaka Raman-Wilms

$22.95

O Canada Crosswords Book 23
O Canada Crosswords Book 23

O Canada Crosswords Book 23

Gwen Sjogren

$18.95

Shapeshifters
Shapeshifters

Shapeshifters

Délani Valin

$19.95

Hesitating Once to Feel Glory
Hesitating Once to Feel Glory

Hesitating Once to Feel Glory

Maleea Acker

$19.95

Cut to Fortress : Poems
Cut to Fortress : Poems

Cut to Fortress: Poems

Tawahum Bige

$19.95

Nevertheless : Walking Poems
Nevertheless : Walking Poems

Nevertheless: Walking Poems

Gillian Jerome

$19.95

Boy in the Blue Hammock
Boy in the Blue Hammock

Boy in the Blue Hammock

Darren Groth

$22.95

Using Power Well : Bob Williams and the Making of British Columbia
Using Power Well : Bob Williams and the Making of British Columbia

Using Power Well: Bob Williams and the Making of British Columbia

Benjamin Isitt, Bob Williams, Thomas Bevan

$22.95

O Canada Crosswords Book 2 : 50 Giant Weekend-size Crosswords
O Canada Crosswords Book 2 : 50 Giant Weekend-size Crosswords

O Canada Crosswords Book 2: 50 Giant Weekend-size Crosswords

Kathleen Hamilton

$14.95

Ghosthawk
Ghosthawk

Ghosthawk

Matt Rader

$18.95

Avenue of Champions
Avenue of Champions

Avenue of Champions

Conor Kerr

$21.95

None of This Belongs to Me
None of This Belongs to Me

None of This Belongs to Me

Ellie Sawatzky

$18.95

Standoff : Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It
Standoff : Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It

Standoff: Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It

Bruce McIvor

$21.95

Pebble Swing
Pebble Swing

Pebble Swing

Isabella Wang

$18.95

O Canada Crosswords Book 22
O Canada Crosswords Book 22

O Canada Crosswords Book 22

Gwen Sjogren

$16.95

Recent Award Winners and Contenders

it was never going to be okay
it was never going to be okay

it was never going to be okay

jaye simpson

$18.95

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer
British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer

British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Claudia Cornwall

$26.95

On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia
On the Cusp of Contact : Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

On the Cusp of Contact: Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia

$34.95

Pluviophile
Pluviophile

Pluviophile

Yusuf Saadi

$18.95

Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley
Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

Step into Wilderness: A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

$39.95

Orrery
Orrery

Orrery

Donna Kane

$18.95

Fake It So Real
Fake It So Real

Fake It So Real

Susan Sanford Blades

$21.95

A Paramedic’s Tales : Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories
A Paramedic’s Tales : Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories

A Paramedic’s Tales: Hilarious, Horrible and Heartwarming True Stories

Graeme Taylor

$24.95

Fresh Pack of Smokes
Fresh Pack of Smokes

Fresh Pack of Smokes

Cassandra Blanchard

$18.95

Dublin Gulch : A History of the Eagle Gold Mine
Dublin Gulch : A History of the Eagle Gold Mine

Dublin Gulch: A History of the Eagle Gold Mine

$44.95

The East Side of It All
The East Side of It All

The East Side of It All

Joseph Dandurand

$19.95

Website Bestsellers

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

$24.95

Standoff : Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It
Standoff : Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It

Standoff: Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It

Bruce McIvor

$21.95

The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap
The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

The Bushman’s Lair: On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

Paul McKendrick

$22.95

A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet
A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet

A Is for Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

$14.95

Bramah and the Beggar Boy
Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

$26.95

Undoing Hours
Undoing Hours

Undoing Hours

Selina Boan

$18.95

The Pit
The Pit

The Pit

Tara Borin

$18.95

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Daniel Winkler

$7.95

British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer
British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer

British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Claudia Cornwall

$26.95

The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest : Completely Revised and Expanded 2019
The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest : Completely Revised and Expanded 2019

The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest: Completely Revised and Expanded 2019

J. Duane Sept

$32.95

Dreamspeaker Cruising Guides

Venture of the beaten track and explore the waterways of the Pacific Northwest

The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island : Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo
The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island : Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo

The Gulf Islands & Vancouver Island: Victoria & Sooke to Nanaimo

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The San Juan Islands : Including Anacortes, Bellingham, Blaine & Point Roberts
The San Juan Islands : Including Anacortes, Bellingham, Blaine & Point Roberts

The San Juan Islands: Including Anacortes, Bellingham, Blaine & Point Roberts

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The Broughtons : And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy
The Broughtons : And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy

The Broughtons: And Vancouver Island—Kelsey Bay to Port Hardy

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

The West Coast of Vancouver Island : Including Bunsby Islands & the Broken Group
The West Coast of Vancouver Island : Including Bunsby Islands & the Broken Group

The West Coast of Vancouver Island: Including Bunsby Islands & the Broken Group

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Voyage of the Dreamspeaker : Vancouver--Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights
Voyage of the Dreamspeaker : Vancouver--Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights

Voyage of the Dreamspeaker: Vancouver--Desolation Sound Cruising Highlights

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$42.95

Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022 : Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island
Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022 : Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

Vancouver, Howe Sound & the Sunshine Coast, Fourth Edition, 2022: Including Princess Louisa Inlet & Jedediah Island

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Read Local!

Featured Books Featuring BC Places

The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia
The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia

The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Gordon McFarlane, Richard Beamish

$34.95

Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley
Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

Step into Wilderness: A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

$39.95

Raincoast Chronicles 24 : Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs
Raincoast Chronicles 24 : Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs

Raincoast Chronicles 24: Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs

Judith Williams, Raincoast Chronicles

$26.95

The Promise of Paradise : Utopian Communities in British Columbia
The Promise of Paradise : Utopian Communities in British Columbia

The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia

Andrew Scott, History

$24.95

Enchanted Isles : The Southern Gulf Islands
Enchanted Isles : The Southern Gulf Islands

Enchanted Isles: The Southern Gulf Islands

$34.95

The Sunshine Coast : From Gibsons to Powell River, 2nd Edition
The Sunshine Coast : From Gibsons to Powell River, 2nd Edition

The Sunshine Coast: From Gibsons to Powell River, 2nd Edition

$34.95

The Shores We Call Home : The Art of Carol Evans
The Shores We Call Home : The Art of Carol Evans

The Shores We Call Home: The Art of Carol Evans

Carol Evans

$18.95

The Royal Fjord : Memories of Jervis Inlet
The Royal Fjord : Memories of Jervis Inlet

The Royal Fjord: Memories of Jervis Inlet

Ray Phillips

$22.95

Stanley Park's Secret : The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point
Stanley Park's Secret : The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point

Stanley Park's Secret: The Forgotten Families of Whoi Whoi, Kanaka Ranch, and Brockton Point

Jean Barman

$26.95

The Lost Coast : Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture
The Lost Coast : Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

Tim Bowling

$29.95

Only in Whistler : Tales of a Mountain Town
Only in Whistler : Tales of a Mountain Town

Only in Whistler: Tales of a Mountain Town

Stephen Vogler

$29.95

Juan de Fuca's Strait : Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams
Juan de Fuca's Strait : Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams

Juan de Fuca's Strait: Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams

Barry Gough

From $28.95

Dreamers and Designers : The Shaping of West Vancouver
Dreamers and Designers : The Shaping of West Vancouver

Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

$29.95

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller
Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Chris Czajkowski

$19.95

Crossing Home Ground : A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia
Crossing Home Ground : A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

Crossing Home Ground: A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

David Pitt-Brooke

$32.95

Beyond the Chilcotin : On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips
Beyond the Chilcotin : On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips

Beyond the Chilcotin: On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips

Diana Phillips

From $19.95

Adventures in Solitude : What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
Adventures in Solitude : What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

Grant Lawrence

$26.95

Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines
Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim Arvid Charlie, Nancy J. Turner

$29.95

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

$24.95

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