November, 2008

Escape From Pannonia »

Escape From Pannonia

The 23rd Annual JCCGV Jewish Book Festival Event Everyone who attends the Spoken Word Slamfest at the JCC Community Centre will receive a copy of the book Escape From Pannonia, A Tale of Two Survivors written by Steve Floris. Date: Thu November 29, 2008 Time: 9:30pm to midnight Place: JCC Community Centre, 950 West 41st Avenue

Dead Fish and Fat Cats on Global TV News »

Mike McCardell of Global TV visits the False Creek Harbour and finds that everyone's favourite book is Dead Fish and Fat Cats, a no nonsense journey through our dysfunctional fishing industry see the video clip here. Buy the book here.

Song On My Lips Ad in Downbeat Magazine »

Song On My Lips Ad in Downbeat Magazine

Song On My Lips has proved to be one of our most popular titles for seasonal gift giving. With photos from the archives of Downbeat Magazine, as well as from Dr. Botek's personal collection, the book educates as well as entertains. To learn more about the book or purchase direct from the publisher here.

The Picture Cookbook – Front page of the »

The Picture Cookbook – Front page of the Surrey-North Delta Reader

Author Joyce Dassonville was featured on the front page of the Surrey/North Delta Reader and the Peace Arch News on Sunday November 16, 2008. The page below is part of the double page spread on pages 8-9. To find out more about The Picture Cookbook or purchase a copy please click here.

Jewish Community Centre Self-Publishing Workshop »

Jewish Community Centre Self-Publishing Workshop

For on-line ticket purchase click here. For more information about the JCC Book Festival click here. -------------------------- This year the Festival will have a spotlight on local self-published writers on Sunday Nov 23, 2008 - there will be a presentation table in the atrium for their use all day to sell their books and talk

Restorative Justice with Gordon Cruse »

Restorative Justice with Gordon Cruse

Juvie, Inside Canada's Youth Jails Author Gordon Cruse will be part of a panel on Restorative JusticeForum on November 12th, 1-2 pm at The Roundhouse Community Centre in Vancouver.  Other guests scheduled to attend: Gregor Robertson & Peter Ladner (Mayoral candidates), Wally Oppal, VPD Police Chief Chu, Deputy Mayor David Cadman,