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UBC Press is the largest scholarly press in western Canada. The Press publishes books on First Nations culture politics and linguistics, Canadian history, environmental history and policy, resources, Canadian politics, globalization, multiculturalism, urban planning, and Asian studies.

Join Us in Celebrating the Vancouver 125 Legacy Books

October 11th, 2011

At the Vancouver International Writers Festival!

Event #68
Sunday, October 23, 2011 – 4:00pm
Waterfront Theatre
$17

Vancouver’s 125th Birthday Party continues and this time we are celebrating our city’s literature and the republication of 10 lost Vancouver literary gems, ranging from the classic oral history of Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter’s Opening Doors to Vancouver’s most notorious unsolved murder mystery in Edward Starkins’ Who Killed Janet Smith? Come armed with your “Best of VanLit” lists as host Michael Turner talks with Vancouver literary devotees Anakana Scofield, Stephen Osbourne, Dan Francis and Jean Barman about what makes our city’s literature great and what titles you must have on your shelf.

A reception at The Dockside Lounge at the Granville Island Hotel to follow.
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