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Last updated: August 17, 2017
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AWARDS



The Queen of the North Disaster, by Colin Henthorne, has won the Canadian Nautical Research Society’s Keith Matthews Award for a book deserving special recognition


BESTSELLERS


BC BESTSELLERS for week of August 12, 2017

Source: Association of Book Publishers of BC

Adult Titles

#4 Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd Hello Humpback!
#6 Chris Czajkowski Harry
#7 Andrew Scott The Promise of Paradise
#9 Colin Henthorne The Queen of the North Disaster
#11 Dan Jason Some Useful Wild Plants
#12 Rick M. Harbo Pacific Reef and Shore

Canadian Bestsellers, week of August 14, 2017

Source: TBM Bookmanager

Canadiana

#15 Eileen Van der Flier-Keller A Field Guide to the Identification of Pebbles

FALL 2017

 Chris Czajkowski HarrySpencer Gordon  Cruise Missile Liberals | Cornelia Hoogland Trailer Park Elegy

Chris Czajkowski

Harry: A Wilderness Dog Saga
978-1-55017-809-8, $22.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: September 2017

Bestseller

#6 BC Bestseller, week of August 12, 2017

Spencer Gordon

Cruise Missile Liberals
978-0-88971-333-8, $18.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Pub date: October 2017

Events

  • Reading at The Art Bar Poetry Series (Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON) on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:00pm
  • Reading at Common Reading Series (The Belljar Cafe, 2072 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON) on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 8:00pm
  • Reading at In/Words Reading Series (The Clocktower Brew Pub, 575 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON) on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 8:00pm

Cornelia Hoogland

Trailer Park Elegy
978-1-55017-815-9, $18.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: September 2017

Events

  • Reading at Art Bar (Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street, Toronto, ON) on December 5, 2017 at 8:00pm
  • Reading at Knife Fork Book (Rick’s Cafe, 281 Augusta Ave, Kensington, ON) on December 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

SPRING 2017

Rick M. Harbo  Pacific Reef and Shore | Dan Jason Some Useful Wild Plants | Ahmad Danny Ramadan  The Clothesline Swing | Andrew Scott  The Promise of Paradise | Roy Henry Vickers & Robert Budd  Hello Humpback!

Rick M. Harbo

Pacific Reef & Shore: A Photo Guide to Northwest Marine Life, Revised Second Edition
978-1-55017-786-2, $12.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: May 2017

Bestseller

#12 BC Bestseller, week of August 12, 2017

Dan Jason

Some Useful Wild Plants: A Canadian Guide to Food and Medicine From Nature, Revised Edition
978-1-55017-791-6, $16.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: February 2016

Bestseller

#11 BC Bestseller, week of August 12, 2017

Ahmad Danny Ramadan

The Clothesline Swing
978-0-88971-332-1, $19.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Pub date: May 2017

Events

  • Presentation at Thin Air Winnipeg Writers Festival “Afternoon Book Chat” (McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB) on September 28, 2017 at 2:30pm
  • Presentation at Thin Air Winnipeg Writers Festival “Mainstage: Lives Lived” (McNally Robinson Booksellers, 1120 Grant Ave, Winnipeg, MB) on September 28, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Presentation at Kingston Writers Festival (Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront, 2 Princess St, Kingston, ON) on September 30, 2017 at 6:30pm
  • Co-presentation at Vancouver Writers Fest (Studio 1398, Granville Island, 1398 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC) on October 18, 2017 at 6:00pm
  • Panel reading at Vancouver Writers Fest (Performance Works, Granville Island, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC) on October 21, 2017 at 5:00pm

Andrew Scott

The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia, Expanded Second Edition
978-1-55017-771-8, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: March 2017

Bestseller

#7 BC Bestseller, week of August 12, 2017

Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd

Hello Humpback!
978-1-55017-799-2, $9.95, Board book, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: March 2017

Bestseller

#4 BC Bestseller, week of August 12, 2017

FALL 2016

 Colin Henthorne  The Queen of the North Disaster

Colin Henthorne

The Queen of the North Disaster: The Captain's Story
978-1-55017-761-9, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing
Pub date: November 2016

Awards

Winner of the Canadian Nautical Research Society’s Keith Matthews Award for a book deserving special recognition

Bestseller

#9 BC Bestseller, week of August 12, 2017

 PUBLICITY for PAST SEASONS

David R. Conn Raincoast Chronicles 22 | Kyp Harness  Wigford Rememberies | Randy Nelson Poachers, Polluters and Politics | Ray Phillips The Royal Fjord | Dal Richards and Jim Taylor One More Time! | Peter Robson with Howard White Raincoast Chronicles 23 | Eileen Van der Flier-Keller  A Field Guide to the Identification of Pebbles

David R. Conn

Raincoast Chronicles 22: Saving Salmon, Sailors and Souls: Stories of Service on the BC Coast
978-1-55017-626-1, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Review in BC Studies (print), Vol. 194, Summer 2017

Kyp Harness

Wigford Rememberies
978-0-88971-319-2 , $19.95, Paperback, Nightwood Editions
Pub date: May 2016

Events

Reading at LitLive at The Staircase Cafe and Theatre (27 Dundurn St N, Hamilton, ON) on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 7:30pm

Randy Nelson

Poachers, Polluters and Politics
978-1-55017-639-1, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Review in BC Studies (print), Vol. 194, Summer 2017

Ray Phillips

The Royal Fjord: Memories of Jervis Inlet
978-1-55017-708-4, $22.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Review in BC Studies (print), Vol. 194, Summer 2017

Dal Richards and Jim Taylor

One More Time! The Dal Richards Story [TPB]
978-1-55017-685-8, $21.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Review in BC Studies, Vol. 194, Summer 2017

Notable Reviews

“Richards’s anecdotes are fascinating for anyone who is a fan of Vancouver history and ephemera… As for the tone of the book, reading One More Time! is like being with Dal Richards in person, listening to the many stories of an entertainment industry veteran.” 
~Vanessa Colantonio, BC Studies, Vol. 194, Summer 2017

Peter Robson, Editor, with an introduction by Howard White

Raincoast Chronicles 23: Harbour Publishing 40th Anniversary Edition
978-1-55017-710-7, $24.95, Paperback, Harbour Publishing

Media

Print/Online
Review in BC Studies (print), Vol. 194, Summer 2017

Eileen Van der Flier-Keller

A Field Guide to the Identification of Pebbles
978-1-55017-395-6, $7.95, Pamphlet, Harbour Publishing

Bestseller

#15 National Bestseller, Canadiana category, week of August 14, 2017 


LAST UPDATED: August 17, 2017