Upcoming Book launch dates Pauline Le Bel’s: ‘Whale in the Door’

Pauline Le Bel’s most recent book of literary non-fiction ‘Whale in the Door: A Community Unites to Protect BC’s Howe Sound’ will be presented on the following dates:

OCTOBER 24: ‘Whale in the Door’ Book launch,
Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt at 7 pm,
Ric Careless, host.
5714 Medusa St, Sechelt

OCTOBER 26: ‘Whale in the Door’ Book launch
North Vancouver Museum and Archives, from 5 to 7 pm.
3203 Institute Road, North vancouver

NOVEMBER 1: ‘Whale in the Door’ Reading
Gabriola Island Library, from 1 to 3 pm.
575 North Road, Gabriola

NOVEMBER 2: ‘Whale in the Door’ Reading
Vancouver Island University, Building 315, Room 112, 1 pm
900 Fifth Street, Nanaimo

NOVEMBER 3: ‘Whale in the Door’ Book launch
Bolen Books, Victoria, 7-8:30 pm
Marc Leiren-Young, host
#111-1644 Hillside Avenue, Victoria

NOVEMBER 7: ‘Whale in the Door’ Reading
Squamish Library, from 6 to 8 pm
37907 2nd Avenue, Squamish

NOVEMBER 9: ‘Whale in the Door’ Reading
Co-op Bookstore, Vancouver, 6 pm
1391 Commercial Dr, Vancouver

NOVEMBER 27 Whale in the Door Reading
SKY, Bowen Island, from 10 to 11 am
Bowen Court, 1070 Miller Road, Bowen Island

Foreword by Elizabeth May and photos by Rich Duncan, it is a book that has helped me fall in love with Atl’Kitsem / Howe Sound, a spectacular fjord in Vancouver’s backyard.

From Chris Corrigan’s review in the Bowen Island Undercurrent:
Whale in the Door: A Community Unites to Protect BC’s Howe Sound is a tour through the current state of the fjord where we make our home. Part documentary, part journal, part myth, Howe Sound herself is a central character in the book, constantly singing in Pauline’s ear hints and clues for her own journey of learning about this place, in this time. Along the way, she catches fragments of story and song from those that make their place here, from port managers to citizen scientists, from activists and leaders to the creatures themselves that live in the sea and forests of our inlet.

  • The Undercurrent: A Howe Sound story, Le Bel uses traditional story to launch into a tale of resurgence and renewal, September, 2017
  • Vancouver Sun: Q&A: Whale in the Door: Protecting Howe Sound author Pauline Le Bel, September 2017
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