Books

Don’t let your books go out of print!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

My advice for any author whose book has been delisted from a trade publisher’s catalogue.

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The colourful sex life of Con Boland

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog, Celebrities, Justice | 0 comments

Edmonton photographer Con Boland died this week of cardiac arrest at age sixty-nine. Here’s some of what I wrote about him in 2003, eight years after his former sex partner, Marilyn Tan, went to court to face an assault charge for injecting him with HIV-positive blood:

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Two more of my titles back in print

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Alberta Originals and Boondoggles, Bonanzas and Other Alberta Stories are now available both as paperbacks and as ebooks.

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Scoundrels and Scallywags now back in print

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

An old friend returns to the bookshelves.

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The little literary festival that could

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Calgary’s When Words Collide festival has become one of Canada’s most successful literary events.

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The Hoare who cooked

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Books, Brian's Blog | 0 comments

Jean Hoare gained a national reputation with the home cooking she served at her small restaurant in rural Alberta.

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