COVID-19: Closed or not, local record, comic, bookshops still selling

Article content It’s new-issue day at Happy Harbour Comics, weekly Wednesday when the comic-book collectors push though, grabbing the latest-release of Wonder Woman, Star Wars or a new horror-manga graphic novel. At the back tables, the ever-present gamers clash amid…

How children’s books have changed

Book sales have been decreasing in Canada, but sales of children’s books continue to climb, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada. From 2014 to 2016, total sales decreased by $3 million, but sales of children and juvenile books…

Wildlife: Rayanne Haines is Audreys’ next writer-in-residence; long live the new Doctor!

Rayanne Haines is writer in residence at Audreys Books for January. Rebecca Lippiatt / EDMwp Kicking off next year’s local literary news: author, poet and podcaster Rayanne Haines is Audreys Books’ first writer-in-residence for 2019. The 45-year-old writer of The…

Three to See on Thursday: Viennese classical, Festival of Trees and a journalistic memoir

Alexander Prior conducts the Viennese Favourites programme Thursday night at Winspear. supplied ESO’s Viennese Favourites: Part of the Traditional Classics series, conductor Alexander Prior leads us through dances and operettas from Vienna’s glittering 19th century, excerpts of inspirational Bach and…