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Anonymous Bookshelf #4

Anonymous Bookshelf #4

Andrew Pyper - The Killing Circle - Reading

Andrew Pyper – The Killing Circle – Reading

Toronto writer Andrew Pyper made a stop in Victoria to give a reading at Chapters bookstore for his newest novel The Killing Circle. He was interviewed by Jo-Ann Roberts of CBC’s All Points West following the reading.

Ronald Wright - What Is America? - Reading

Ronald Wright – What Is America? – Reading

Several hundred people turned out to hear essayist, historian and novelist Ronald Wright read from his new book What is America? at Victoria’s Alix Goolden Hall. The event was sponsored by Munro’s Books.

Interview - Robert Amos - James Joyce & Finnegans Wake

Interview – Robert Amos – James Joyce & Finnegans Wake

What do you do when you find yourself obsessed by a writer and one of his books? If you’re artist Robert Amos and the writer is James Joyce and the book is Finnegans Wake you use your art training to investigate the text. By this process Amos has created a new art with Joyce’s words. [...]

Anonymous Bookshelf #3

Anonymous Bookshelf #3

Artist Robert Amos - James Joyce & Finnegans Wake

Artist Robert Amos – James Joyce & Finnegans Wake

Artist Robert Amos creates art in a multitude of mediums and a variety of subjects. He is noted for his paintings of Victoria, his collage photographic portraits of artists in their studio and other work. He is less known for his James Joyce related art. Amos, fascinated by Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, has turned to his [...]

Literary Graffiti

Literary Graffiti

Miriam Berkely

A link and story from Eric Kisor’s The Reluctant Blogger after reading an interview with photographer Miriam Berkely in Eric Forbe’s Book Addict’s Guide To Good Books. Berkely specializes in photographing authors and there are a lot of samples of her work on all the links. Check out the image of Stephen Hawking. In the [...]

Russell Books

Russell Books

This photo originally ran as part of a photo feature in the Victoria News.  Russell Books is well known in Victoria, BC, both for the service and the selection. The store is the largest used and remaindered book shop in Canada. Aliyah, the young daughter of managers Andrea and Jordan Minter spends lots of time [...]

Allen Ginsberg As Photographer

Allen Ginsberg As Photographer

The late U.S. poet Allen Ginsberg also took photographs. Essentially snapshots, taken, as most of us do, while hanging out with family and friends these images form a visual archive of Ginsberg’s literary acquaintances including most of the other major writers of the Beat era including Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and William S. Burroughs. When [...]