New Ninshu Press chapbook looks at hate speech, Holocaust denial, press censorship, jailed writers, blasphemy laws, international governance of the internet, and related issues of interest to writers
"Very readable and covers such wide territory. And very balanced throughout. It gives an excellent overview of what’s happened and is happening, and is right up to date." --K.Z.
Do you know the names of the women who created the National Trust (UK), Kew Gardens, the Planned Parenthood Federation, the Battersea Dogs Home, Cruelty-Free International, the Cottage Garden style and Arts & Crafts movement, the poem on the Statue of Liberty, Kenya's Greenbelt Movement, Japan's Omoto religion, the Christian Science Monitor, the Gaia Theory? Who co-discovered the structure of the DNA molecule, nuclear fission, the Augur effect in physics, and instigated "sustainable development", or the Nobel Peace Prize? Nor do most school students. Women Who Made the World is a short, accessible handbook that helps fill the knowledge gap.
READ ABOUT THIS BOOK AT: https://booksmugglersden.com/2019/07/18/lets-chat-with-author-sandra-julian/
More detail at: https://www.peninsulanewsreview.com/entertainment/readers-corner-saanich-author-delves-into-the-lives-of-notable-women/
"Scholarly work … engaging and edifying" -- Island Writer Magazine
"A fantastically important book, I can hardly put it down" -- Professor M.H., UVIC
"Impressed by how much information is in there" -- A. Bateman, reader, U.K.
"You have helped create a family keep-sake ... it's been a pleasure working with you." (Ian H., 2015)
"Memoir writing has been an interesting experience." (Mary Nemes, Victoria, 2014)
"Recording our history is important, helps relate the past to the present -- to understand Canada's unique position in history." (Helen, Parkwood Place -- teacher)
"Thank you for doing memoirs with Sandringham residents." (Colleen and Gert, May 2015)
Overleaf Memoirs helped produce Betty Hearn's story Betty Out and About, which is rich in information about Victoria going back to the 1930's and the War years, the burgeoning 1960's arts scene in Vancouver, retirement on a Gulf Island and more …
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NEW SHIPMENT IN AT IVY'S BOOKS, OAK BAY AVENUE, AUGUST 2019
The Horse Who Moved Bones, S. B. Julian, fiction/nonfiction blend (history), children's ill. pbk, 9.00
Women Who Made the World, by S. B. Julian. nonfiction (history) pbk, ill., 97 pages, 15.00
That's Your Opinion: A Handbook on Freedom of Expression and Censorship in Canada and Around the World. S. B. Julian. Chapbook, information for readers and writers. 2019. $10 or $5 as pdf
Walking Bowker: Befriending an Urban Creek, by S. B. Julian, pbk, ill., 64 pages, 10.00
Childhood Pastorale: Children, Nature, and the Preservation of Landscape, by S. B. Julian. pbk, ill., 14.95
Tales and Trails: Living With Urban Deer, Various Authors: a short collection of stories of relationships with local deer, chapbook, ill.,20 pages, 2014, 3.95
Poultry Pets In the Garden: Raising Backyard Chickens, an informative step-by-step handbook, 32 pages, pbk, ill., 5.95
Meadows, Mounds and Meanders: Sacred Sites of Victoria, an anthology of nature prose and poetry by eight local authors, pbk, ill., 9.95
Anima Mundi: Seeking God the Mother, a creative visualization and eco-spirituality workbook for private or workshop use, coilbound, ill., 9.95