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Neil Gaiman is 2014 Distinguished Visiting Writer at UofC

December 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Neil Gaiman is 2014 Distinguished Visiting Writer at UofC

Neil Gaiman, speculative fiction writer coming to Calgary Feb. 24 Feb. 24 will be an extraordinary day for both readers and comic book fans as renowned author Neil Gaiman comes to MacEwan Hall at the University of Calgary. Neil Gaiman, whose honors include the Newbery and Carnegie medals and the Hugo, Will Eisner and Bram Stoker […]

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Urban Green Man anthology breathes new life into old mythology

August 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Urban Green Man anthology breathes new life into old mythology

Urban Green Man anthology officially released at When Words Collide this weekend The mythology of Green Man – long viewed as a type of nature deity and protector of the environment – is, like other archetypes found in different cultures, largely forgotten. Until now. Urban Green Man, a new anthology from Calgary-based Edge Publishing, attempts […]

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David Grotto details benefits of eating red in his new book

January 18, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
David Grotto details benefits of eating red in his new book

David Grotto reveals tart cherries’ powerful nutrient profile Beacon Staff Reporter Eminent nutritionist David Grotto has released his new book, The Best Things You Can Eat, explaining the value in ‘eating red’. The new book released by Da Capo Press this month reveals some of the best foods for healthier living. Grotto’s favourite is clearly tart cherries. Recognized […]

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Plan a Revolution, Canadian author of Profit Domination tells women

January 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Plan a Revolution, Canadian author of Profit Domination tells women

Profit Domination teaches why New Year resolutions will not fetch results, says author Beacon Staff Reporter Canadian author Odette Laurie launched her new book Profit Domination by reminding businesswomen that making and breaking New Year’s resolutions will not fetch results. Instead she challenges businesswomen to use planning and persistence to drive profits. Odette Laurie is the […]

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Beyond Body Beyond Mind book launch

November 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Beyond Body Beyond Mind book launch

Vancouver author visits Victoria for a book launch event Beacon Staff Reporter  Dr. Sukhi Muker is in Victoria tomorrow, Nov. 22 for his book launch of Beyond Body Beyond Mind. Dr. Sukhi is an author and speaker that has dedicated the past 2 decades of his life to understanding universal laws as they relate to human behavior […]

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Brett Wilson lays out life’s many lessons in new book

November 15, 2012 | By | Reply More
Brett Wilson lays out life’s many lessons in new book

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Story of former CFL player’s work with Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpas

November 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Story of former CFL player’s work with Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpas

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When Words Collide literary festival kicks off this weekend

August 10, 2012 | By | Reply More
When Words Collide literary festival kicks off this weekend

When Words Collide: Beacon sketch artist nominated for award By Christopher Walsh        They had such a blast last year, they thought they’d do it again. Friday marks the start of the second annual When Words Collide: A festival for writers and readers that promises to be bigger and better this weekend than […]

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Book Review – The End of Growth by Jeff Rubin

July 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Book Review – The End of Growth by Jeff Rubin

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Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: effect of religion on American foreign relations and war

April 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: effect of religion on American foreign relations and war

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