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Folk U: The lost art of Reading

Is reading a lost art? Not on Cortes Island and the surrounding Salish Sea communities! What then are some great and popular reads to inspire you..

This week Juli Nelson of B.C. tiniest bookstore, Marnie’s Books, and Bernice McGowan of the Louise Tooker bookmobile lending library will join host Manda Aufochs Gillespie to talk more about these tiny and inspiring sources of books as well as to share more about what they and your neighbours are reading. Juli will also share more about the new Literary Arts Journal being published on Cortes.

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Marnie’s Books – Small Bookstore with big draw on Cortes Island

National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Folks from far-flung places land on Cortes Island every summer to swim the lakes, paddle the seas and explore the forests.

Yet a top destination in this B.C. outdoor adventure paradise is a tiny independent bookstore called Marnie’s Books. The red, cottage-like bookstore punctuated by an aquamarine door is a hive of activity whenever it’s open.

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Shaena Lambert and Canada’s Independent Book Seller Day say thank you to the “best little island book store ever” Marnie’s Books

Folk University’s Folk U Talks returned to Cortes Radio live shows and podcast recordings on Friday August 28th with a virtual book launch featuring sometimes local author Shaena Lambert and a guest appearance by Marnie Andrews of Marnie’s Books in celebration of Canada’s Independent Book Seller Day. 

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