General Recommendations
BC Authors - Non-Fiction
Created by StaffPicks_NWPL | 25 items
A selection of notable non-fiction by BC-based authors.
Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Big Big
Stories About Life in Plus-sized Bodies
Book - 2020
Caitlin Press
613.042 BIG 2020
Changing Tides Changing Tides
An Ecologist's Journey to Make Peace With the Anthropocene
Book - 2019
New Society Publishers
500.89 FRI 2019
Dead Reckoning Dead Reckoning
How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father
Book - 2017
Arsenal Pulp Press
364.1523 CRA 2017
A Disappearance in Damascus A Disappearance in Damascus
A Story of Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War
Book - 2016
Alfred A. Knopf Canada
365.45 MAH 2016
Eating Dirt Eating Dirt
Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life With the Tree-planting Tribe
Book - 2011
Greystone Books
634.956 GIL 2011
The Elusive Mr. Pond The Elusive Mr. Pond
The Soldier, Fur Trader and Explorer Who Opened the Northwest
Book - 2014
Douglas & McIntyre
971.2 P774g
The Golden Spruce The Golden Spruce
A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed
Book - 2006
W.W. Norton
333.7513 VAI 2005
Highway of Tears Highway of Tears
A True Story of Racism, Indifference and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Book - 2019
Doubleday Canada
305.48897071 MCD 2019
In My Own Moccasins In My Own Moccasins
A Memoir of Resilience
Book - 2019
University of Regina Press
971.100497 KNO 2019
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters With Addiction
Book - 2008
Knopf Canada
616.8584 MAT 2008
In the Slender Margin In the Slender Margin
The Intimate Strangeness of Death and Dying
Book - 2014
Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
155.937 J774s
Into the Abyss Into the Abyss
How A Deadly Plane Crash Changed the Lives of A Pilot, A Politician, A Criminal and A Cop
Book - 2012
Random House Canada
363.124 Sh11i
The Killer Whale Who Changed the World The Killer Whale Who Changed the World Book - 2016
David Suzuki Institute , Greystone Books
599.536 LEI 2016
The Last Gang in Town The Last Gang in Town
The Epic Story of the Vancouver Police Vs. the Clark Park Gang
Book - 2016
Arsenal Pulp Press
364.106 CLA 2016
The Measure of A Man The Measure of A Man
The Story of A Father, A Son, and A Suit
Book - 2011
McClelland & Stewart
646.408 LEE 2011
Mexican Hooker #1 Mexican Hooker #1
And My Other Roles Since the Revolution
Book - 2016
Random House Canada
819.2 AGU 2016
Murder by Milkshake Murder by Milkshake
An Astonishing True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and A Charismatic Killer
Book - 2018
Arsenal Pulp Press
364.1523 CAS 2018
The Oil Man and the Sea The Oil Man and the Sea
Navigating the Northern Gateway
Book - 2013
Douglas & McIntyre
665.544 K838o
Raincoast Chronicles 24 Raincoast Chronicles 24
Cougar Companions : Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs
Book - 2019
Harbour Publishing
971.1 WIL 2019
Rebent Sinner Rebent Sinner Book - 2019
Arsenal Pulp Press
306.768 COY 2019
The Reconciliation Manifesto The Reconciliation Manifesto
Recovering the Land, Rebuilding the Economy
Book - 2017
James Lorimer & Company
970.17 MAN 2017
Tuco Tuco
The Parrot, the Others, and A Scattershot World
Book - 2015
Greystone Books
636.6865 B756t
Vancouver Special Vancouver Special Book - 2009
Arsenal Pulp Press
971.133 D394v
Voices From the Skeena Voices From the Skeena
An Illustrated Oral History
Book - 2019
Harbour Publishing
921.185 VIC 2019
The Woo-woo The Woo-woo
How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family
Book - 2018
Arsenal Pulp Press
616.89 WON 2018
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