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The internationally recognized novelist Shaena Lambert recently made a virtual visit to Marnie’s Books, on Cortes Island. Four of works have been chosen for Best Canadian stories and the Globe and Mail recognised three of her previous novels as books of the year. Lambert is also a dedicated environmentalist, who was arrested twice during the Burnaby Mountain protests, and continues to actively oppose oil pipelines and logging of old growth. In the most recent Folk U Friday radio program, the Vancouver novelist explained why she chose to virtually launch her new novel, Petra, on Cortes Island.Continue reading Shaena Lambert launches her Latest novel – Petra – on Cortes Island