Happy City

Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
Farrar, Straus & Giroux (USA), Alan Lane/Penguin (UK), and Doubleday (Canada)

Blending insights from science with stories of urban change around the world, Happy City offers a completely new way to examine city life, showing how innovations that put wellbeing first can radically improve urban life.

The Last Heathen / The Shark God

Encounters with Ghosts and Ancestors in Melanesia
HarperCollins, Douglas & McIntyre

We are not as free or as rational as most of us like to think. Charles journeys through the South Pacific, discovering the ways in which ancestors use myth and magic to control our lives.

Way Out There 

(contributing writer)
The Best of Explore 

An collection of pieces from explore, Canada’s outdoor magazine. Recent and award-winning journalism from the far edges of the great outdoors. 25th anniversary edition.

Slice Me Some Truth 

(contributing writer)
An Anthology of Canadian Creative Non-fiction
Wolsak & Wynn

A thorough survey of the growing body of Canadian creative non-fiction, covering the areas of memoir, personal essay, cultural journalism, lyric essay and nature or place essays.

The Greater Vancouver Book

(contributing writer) 
An urban encyclopedia
Linkman Press

Every question you want answered about one of Canada’s greatest cities is in this encyclopedic book — from Vancouver’s diverse ethnic groups to the origin of its street names.

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