BC Book Prize 2014 – 30th!

Posted in Trending News at First Choice Books about Literary Events

BCGovernmentHouseCrest 2014 BC Book Prize

BC Government House Crest from BC Book Prizes


BC Book Prize 2014 -Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize Sponsorship

First Choice Books are proud to once again announce our sponsorship of one of this year’s BC Book Prizes, which will be announced during the 30th Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Renaissance #Vancouver Harbourside Hotel.

British Columbia’s Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, will be in attendance.  The Awards Ceremony will commence at 6 pm and be followed by a Gala Dinner.

Visit the BC Book Prize website to learn more about the Gala.

This year First Choice Books is pleased and honoured to be sponsoring the  Roderick Haig-Brown, Regional Prize. The prize is awarded to the author(s) of the book which contributes the most to the enjoyment and understanding of the province of British Columbia. The book must be original and may deal with any aspect of the province (people, history, geography, oceanography, etc.)
Here are the books nominated for this year’s award:

Svend Robinson: A Life in Politics by Graeme Truelove

Charles Edenshaw by Robin K. Wright and Daina Augaitis (editors),with Haida Advisors Robert Davidson and James Hart

Inventing Stanley Park:  An Environmental History by Sean Kheraj

Arthur Erickson:  An Architect’s Life by David Stouck

Voyage through the Past Century by Rolf Knight

Congratulations nominees – all winners every one!