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#111-1644 Hillside Ave.
Victoria, B.C. V8T 2C5
Fresh from his desk and on the air, our very own Robert Wiersema (yes, me) was on CFAX 1070 this morning, talking books.
He talked about:
River of Stars – Guy Gavriel Kay
There are still tickets left for our event with Kay, this Thursday at 7:30 at St. Ann’s Academy!
Double Feature – Owen King
Give Me Everything You Have – James Lasdun
The Age of Miracles – Karen Thompson Walker
The Prisoner of Heaven – Carlos Ruis Zafon
While much of the world was slumbering away their Easter Monday holiday, lazing in the sun, idly flipping through a book, our own Robert Wiersema (read, me) was down at CFAX, talking about books.
He talked about:
The Dinner – Herman Koch
Breakfast at Tiffany’s & Other Voices, Other Rooms and In Cold Blood – Truman Capote
Vampires in the Lemon Grove – Karen Russell
Wildwood & Under Wildwood – Colin Meloy
How Literature Saved My Life – David Shields
Enjoy the sunny weather, and read a good book!
It’s spring, and that means it’s time for Tosca, the marquee event of Pacific Opera Victoria‘s 2012-2103 season — and we want you to be there!
Bolen Books, a longtime supporter of POV and their world-class work, is giving away a pair of tickets to EVERY performance of Tosca, running at the Royal Theatre over the first two weeks of April.
That’s right, two tickets for EVERY performance.
Enter at the front desk at Bolen Books, and you could be in for an unforgettable night!
The Easter long weekend is upon us, and with it, the first hints of spring.
Our hours for the long weekend are:
Good Friday 8:30 am to 6 pm
Saturday 8:30 am to 9 pm
Sunday 10 am to 6 pm
Easter Monday 8:30 am to 9 pm
Have a great long weekend everyone!
Our very own Robert Wiersema (once again, me) appeared on CFAX 1070 this morning to talk books with Pamela McCall. He talked about:
The BC Book Prizes shortlists, in particular the nominees for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize:
Floating Like the Dead by Yasuko Thanh
Gay Dwarves of America by Anne Fleming
Malarky by Anakana Schofield
Psychology and Other Stories by C.P. Boyko
The World by Bill Gaston
and the nominees for the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Award (selected by independent BC booksellers, including Bolen Books!):
British Columbia: A New Historical Atlas by Derek Hayes
Bruno and the Beach: The Beachcombers at 40 by Jackson Davies & Marc Strange
Exploring Vancouver: The Architectural Guide by Harold Kalman & Robin Ward
Making Headlines: 100 Years of The Vancouver Sun by Shelley Fralic
Trucking in British Columbia: An Illustrated History by Daniel Francis
Also discussed were the two fabulous events we have coming up at St. Ann’s Academy:
Guy Gavriel Kay – Thursday, April 18, 7:30 pm
Cheryl Strayed – Friday, May 10, 7:30 pm
Tickets for each event are $5, and they’re available now at Bolen Books!