Monthly Archives: April 2016

BC Book Prizes

At the BC Book Prizes in Victoria on April 30th, BC BookWorld publisher Alan Twigg received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence. In his acceptance speech, he thanked David Lester and four other people who contributed to his life’s work as a writer. Authors Jane Rule and George Woodcock, his wife Tara Twigg, and publisher Howard White.
“For the last 29 years David Lester and I have been doing BC BookWorld. I could not have done this by myself, and the fact that Dave has been with me, not just as a friend but… his values are so high that he keeps me doing what I do.” – Alan Twigg
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Alan Twigg and David Lester of BC BookWorld at the BC Book Prices, April 30, 2016
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David Lester’s graphic novel about Emma Goldman

Some of the first drawings we’ve seen from David Lester’s graphic novel in progress.

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Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman by David Lester

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Emma Goldman by David Lester

Mecca Normal’s collaboration for Normal History, Magnet Magazine May 28, 2016 Vol. 375

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Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle.

Part of David Lester’s contribution to a new book called Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle.

“This evocative collection of the struggles and achievements of labour organizing should inspire us to ‘dream of what might be’ and to act to bring it about.” – Noam Chomsky

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Mecca Normal’s collaboration for Normal History, Magnet Magazine May 28, 2016 Vol. 375

 

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