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UBC Press Picks: 2020 BC Election

Posted: October 5, 2020
On October 24, British Columbians will head to the polls. Take a peek below at our election selections! ...more
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UBC Press Picks: Vancouver Bird Week 2019

Posted: May 14, 2019
A little bird told us that it's Vancouver Bird Week (May 11-17). And since we're as proud as a peacock over our ornithology list, we're taking the opportunity to bring back our UBC Press Picks list of bird books. Though these aren't specific to Vancouver birds, we wanted to give bird-lovers everywhere a bird's eye view of our best bird books! ...more
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UBC Press Picks: Books on Vancouver

Posted: February 19, 2019
Today we're highlighting ten UBC Press books about Vancouver. For a limited time (until Sunday, February 24 to be exact) take 20% off these titles with the coupon code YVRHERITAGE. ...more
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In the Neighbourhood: Five UBC Press Books that Celebrate the Local

Posted: November 13, 2018
This year’s #UPWeek theme, #TurnItUP, asks us to reflect on how university presses amplify voices that might otherwise not be heard. One way university presses help to amplify voices is by publishing local stories. Many UBC Press books are grounded in place and tell stories that might not otherwise be heard by a larger audience. Today we’re highlighting five books that tell local stories and allow regional voices to be heard. ...more
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UBC Press Picks: Canadian Immigration Policy

Posted: June 20, 2018
With World Refugee Day and the events surrounding US President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, immigration has been in the news. But what does immigration policy look like in Canada? The following books shed light on some of the issues surrounding Canadian immigration policy. ...more
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UBC Press Picks: 5 books for World Water Day

Posted: March 22, 2018
On March 22, the United Nation’s “World Water Day” initiative asks us to reflect on the importance of water. This year’s theme, “Nature for Water,” explores how nature provides the best solutions to our water challenges. Today we’re highlighting five books that contribute to the dialogue surrounding water governance in Canada and beyond. ...more
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