Dr. Lawrence Matrick sat down with Gloria Macarenko Tuesday afternoon on BC Almanac to discuss his new book, Road to Recovery: Following your Motor Vehicle Accident. You can listen to the full interview below and hear Dr. Matrick answer questions from listeners.
Simple English News, a website designed to help people learn English, has published a piece about Gloria M. Allan’s A Walk on Broken Glass (with audio).
The B.C. Human Right Tribunal ruled in October that taxi companies can refuse service to blind individuals with guide dogs. Needless to say, the reaction from the blind community has been one of dismay. The case was launched by Graeme McCreath, the author of The Politics of Blindness, who was
Louis Druehl, a marine botanist at Simon Fraser University for 36 years, will speak about his book Cedar, Salmon and Weed at the Halpern Centre (next to the library) on the Burnaby campus on October 20 at 11:30 am. The talk is free and open to the public. Members of
Every two weeks, on a Friday night, the Hungarian Cultural Society in Vancouver hosts the Budapest Coffeehouse, an evening of art, literature and music. Gloria M. Allan, author of A Walk on Broken Glass: Elisabeth, Empress of Austria, was the special guest at the coffeehouse on September 25. Elisabeth, known
Word Vancouver, Western Canada’s largest literary event, is in full swing at several venues across the city this week. Granville Island Publishing, along with our authors Duane Lawrence and Gloria M. Allan, will be taking part in this celebration of the printed word on Sunday, September 27, when the festival
The Westender has just posted a lovely article about one of our Author’s, Duane Lawrence, who will read from two of his classic books this Canada Day to launch a special summer book series in Stanley Park. Starting July 1 at 2pm and then running every Saturday until Labour Day,
We are very pleased to have three of our titles recognized as finalists, in three different categories, for this distinguished award. A full listing of all the finalists for 2014 can be viewed here. Biography: Rufus Author: Colin Castle Publisher: Granville Island Publishing ISBN: 9781926991337 Education: A Path of
Dr. John “Jack” Gillis It is with great regret that we announce the recent death of one of our authors, Dr. John Graham Gillis. Dr. Gillis died peacefully on December 30, 2014, after a long and transformative career as a cardiologist and historian in Vancouver. His voice lives on in
In the Vancouver area and looking for something to do this weekend? How about an Urban Safari! Granville Island’s author Gary Oliver has provided animals to many movies you may have watched. Remember the 1990 film “Bird on a Wire” starring Goldie Hawn and Mel Gibson? Well Gary supplied the