Harbour Publishing's fall 2022 catalogue, which includes forthcoming releases from Nightwood Editions is now available for download here! Read on for short summaries of the fall 2022 books.
The Robert Allan Story: Designing Workboats for the World • Peter A. Robson and Robert G. Allan
Along the West Coast waterfront and in ship-handling circles around the world, few names are more respected than that of Robert Allan Ltd., the marine architecture firm that has been based in Vancouver for nearly a century.
Incredible Crossings: The History and Art of the Bridges, Tunnels and Ferries That Connect British Columbia • Derek Hayes
Historian and bestselling author Derek Hayes brings hundreds of colour photographs, archival images and illustrations together with a meticulously researched commentary on the bridges, tunnels and inland ferries that connect British Columbia.
The Last Steam Railways: Volume 1: The People's Republic of China • Robert D. Turner
A spectacular, historical perspective and photographic gallery of the last working steam railways in China—the world’s largest major concentration of steam locomotives in the 21st Century.
Hollywood in the Klondike: Dawson City’s Great Film Find • Michael Gates • Lost Moose Books
In this exciting first-hand account of an unexpected cinematic discovery, Michael Gates delves into the history behind a hoard of silent films found buried beneath the permafrost of an Arctic gold rush town.
British Columbia in the Balance: 1846–1871 • Jean Barman
Esteemed historian Jean Barman brings new insights into the seemingly disparate events that converged to lay the foundation of the present-day province.
Alone in the Great Unknown: One Woman’s Remarkable Adventures in the Northwestern Wilderness • Caroll Simpson
The inspiring story of how an urban woman came to own and operate a remote fishing lodge nestled deep in the British Columbian wilderness.
The Wildest Hunt: True Stories of Game Wardens and Poachers • Randy Nelson
A lively collection of wilder-than-fiction poaching stories from across Canada and the US, including insights from investigating officers involved in real poaching situations.
Oolichan Moon • Lucy Trimble and Samantha Beynon
A beautifully illustrated children’s book about passing down traditional knowledge from Nisga'a Elders and the sacredness of traditional foods, particularly the oolichan fish.
Wildlife for Idiots • Adrian Raeside
From best-selling cartoonist Adrian Raeside, a new collection of wildly funny animal-themed cartoons.
All the Bears Sing: Stories • Harold Macy
Harold Macy’s newest book, a collection of short stories depicting life in British Columbia, resonates with the land and the people who inhabit it.
False Creek • Jane Munro
In this new and masterful collection, Griffin Poetry Prize winner Jane Munro balances her signature themes—dream life, the visual arts, the mysteries of the natural world—with an urgent, more directly political voice.
Dreams and Journeys • Frederick R. McDonald
From poet and visual artist Frederick R. McDonald, an illuminating collection that explores the intricacies of existing within two worlds.
O Canada Crosswords: Book 23 • Gwen Sjogren • Nightwood Editions
In this latest instalment of O Canada Crosswords, author Gwen Sjogren mines the national landscape to unearth a wealth of witty wordplay, a motherlode of puns and a bonanza of Canadiana in 75 all-new puzzles.
The Rooftop Garden • Menaka Raman-Wilms • Nightwood Editions
A novel about a researcher who studies seaweed in warming oceans, and her childhood friend whose dissatisfaction with life leads him to join a group of radicalized men who are angry at society.
The Descendants • Robert Chursinoff • Nightwood Editions
Seven years after a brutal encounter with the Hells Angels, two ex-lovers, Jonah Seeger and Ruby Samarodin, return to their Doukhobor religious community in the mountains of British Columbia to heal and start new lives.
The Punishment • Joseph Dandurand • Nightwood Editions
The latest addition to the oeuvre of prolific Kwantlen writer Joseph Dandurand, whose stunning previous collection, The East Side of It All, was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize.
Shapeshifters • Délani Valin • Nightwood Editions
In this collection, Délani Valin explores the cost of finding the perfect mask. Through a lens of urban Métis experience and neurodivergence, Valin takes on a series of personas as an act of empathy as resistance.
The Big Melt • Emily Riddle • Nightwood Editions
This debut poetry collection, rooted in nehiyaw thought and urban millennial life events, examines what it means to repair kinship, contend with fraught history, go home and contemplate prairie ndn utopia in the era of late capitalism and climate change.