Author List

BOB ACKLES (1939-2008)
President and CEO BC Lions Football Club, author

The Water Boy~From the Sidelines to the Owner’s Box: Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL (with Ian Mulgrew); John Wiley (Canada) 2007

RICK ANTONSON
(Former), President & CEO Tourism Vancouver

Headhunting for Ghosts: A Trek to Cross Papua New Guinea, Skyhorse NYC, Coming 2018

Full Moon Over Noah’s Ark; An Odyssey to Mount Ararat; Skyhorse Publishing (North America) Spring 2016

Route 66 Still Kicks: Driving America’s Main Street; Skyhorse Publishing (North America) 2012

To Timbuktu for a Haircut: A Journey through West Africa; Skyhorse Publishing (North America) 2013

WILLIAM I. ATKINSON
Science and technology features writer, author and speculative science fiction novelist

Tommy: A Memoir about My Father; ECW Press (Canada) 2012

River Under Rain, a novel
Self-published through Amazon Create Space program 2008

Nanocosm: The Big Change That’s Coming From the Very Small; Viking (Canada); Amacom (USA), 2003 hardcover, 2004 paperback
Nominated for Science in Society Award (presented by the Cdn Science Writer’s Association)

Prototype: A Primer For High Technology Success in the 2000s; Thomas Allen Publishers (Canada) 2001. Nominated for National Business Book Award.

LAUREN BACON & EMIRA MEARS
Authors, internet entrepreneurs

The Boss of You: Everything a Woman Needs to Know to Start, Run, and Maintain Her Own Business; Seal Books (USA) 2008

BEVERLY BEHAN
Author, corporate governance expert, BusinessWeek.com columnist

Great Companies Deserve Great Boards: A CEO’s Guide to the Boardroom; Palgrave Macmillan (USA)2011

Jumping Ship: How to Navigate Your Way to a More Satisfying Job or Career; Stoddart (Canada) 1999

Building Better Boards: A Blueprint for Effective Governance (co-authored with David and Mark Nadler) Jossey-Bass (USA) 2005

EVELYN N. BERTHRONG
Author, art historian, curator and expert on East Asian art

What Would Confucius Do? Wisdom and Advice on Achieving Success and Getting Along with Others; Marlowe & Company (USA) 2005; Editura Dharana (Romania)

BILL BISHOP
Author, CEO Bishop Information Group, Toronto

Trump-Proof Your Business: 12 Strategies to Protect Your Business under the Trump Administration, (Create Space, USA) 2017

The New Factory Thinker: Surviving and Succeeding in a Marketplace Disrupted by Technology, 2015

Going to the Net: Winning the Psychological Game of Tennis (and Life), self-published, 2014

Beyond Basketballs: the New Revolutionary Way to Build a Successful Business in Today’s Post-Product World, iUniverse, 2010

The Problem With Penguins: Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace by Packaging Your Big Idea; MorningStar (China); SnowFox Books (Korea) 2016

How to Sell a Lobster: The Money-Making Secrets of a Streetwise Entrepreneur; Key Porter (Canada) 2006; Sunmark (Japan); BookSea (Korea); Wisdom & Knowledge Publishing (Taiwan); Infinity Publishing (India/Pakistan); Potpurri Publishers (Russia)

BRENDAN BRAZIER
Author, Canadian Ultra-Marathon Champion

Thrive Diet: 10th Anniversary Edition (Penguin Canada) 2017, Illuminatio Publishing (Poland) 2018

The Thrive Cookbook; Penguin (Canada) 2014, Da Capo LifeLong Books (USA) 2014, Narayana Verlag GmbH (Germany), Sonda Publishers (Italy) 2014, Illuminatio Publishing (Poland) 2018

Whole Foods to Thrive; Penguin (Canada) 2011, Da Capo LifeLong Books (USA) 2011

Thrive Fitness; Penguin (Canada) 2009; Da Capo LifeLong Books (USA) 2010, Narayana Verlag GmbH (Germany) 2014

The Thrive Diet: The Whole Food Way to Losing Weight, Reducing Stress and Staying Healthy for Life; Penguin (Canada) 2007; Da Capo Lifelong Books (USA) 2008, Narayana Verlag GmbH (Germany) 2014, Mlada Fronta Publishers (Czech Republic) 2014

JENNIFER BROWNE
Author

Happy Healthy Gut: The Natural Diet Solution to Curing IBS and Other Chronic Digestive Disorders; Skyhorse Publishing (USA), 2014

Vegetarian Comfort Foods: The Happy Healthy Gut Guide to Delicious Plant-Based Cooking , Skyhorse Publishing (North America),  2015

JOHN CHERRINGTON
Author, lawyer

Walking to Camelot: A Pilgrimage through the Heart of Rural England, Figure 1 Publishing (Canada) 2016

Previous: Mission on the Fraser (1974), Mitchell Press; The Fraser Valley: A History, (1992), Harbour Publishing; and Vancouver At The Dawn, (1997), Harbour Publishing. (first runner-up for the City of Vancouver annual book prize)

MICHAEL CLARKSON
Award-winning investigative journalist, author

The Poltergeist Phenomenon: An In-Depth Investigation into Floating Beds, Smashing Glass, and Other Unexplained Disturbances; Career Press (USA) 2011

The Secret Life of Glenn Gould: A Genius in Love; ECW Press (Canada) Michi Suppan (Japan) 2010

When Beds Float: Examining the Poltergeist Enigma; Key Porter (Canada) 2005; Firefly (USA) 2006

Quick Fixes for Everyday Fears: How to Manage Everything from Fear of Change to Fear of Flying; Key Porter (Canada) 2004; Avalon (USA) 2004; Documentary Rights, Sienna Films (Toronto)

Pressure Golf: Overcoming Choking and Frustration; Raincoast (Canada) 2003

Intelligent Fear: How to Make Fear Work for You;Key Porter (Canada) 2002; Marlowe & Co (USA) 2003; Paidos (Spain) 2003; Edizioni (Italy) 2003; Documentary Rights Sienna Films (Toronto)

ELEANOR MCCALLIE COOPER & WILLIAM LIU (1941-2010) co-authors;
Director of interpretation and translation program (ret), Simon Fraser University, Canada

Grace: An American Woman in China 1934-1974; Soho Press (USA) 2003, paperback 2004

PAUL & PHILIPPE DIOGUARDI
Authors, tax lawyers; former Tax Counsel Canadian Federal Department of Justice

Never Smile at a Crocodile: Tales of a Tax Traveller; Brilliant Idea Books 2014

The TaxMan is Watching: What Every Canadian Taxpayer Needs to Know and Fear; HarperCollins (Canada) 2008

Tax Amnesty: Avoiding the Tax Trap (self-published) 2004

DON DONDERI
Author,
Associate Professor (ret), McGill University Psychology Department

UFOs, ETs and Alien Abductions: A Scientist Looks at the Evidence; Hampton Roads/Red Wheel/Weiser (USA) 2013

DAVID DYMENT
Author, professor, media commentator, former senior advisor at Foreign Affairs

Doing the Continental: A New Canadian-American Relationship; Dundurn (Canada) 2010

JON GELBER
Physician, author, media commentator

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Treating MMA Injuries, ECW Press (Canada) 2016

DON GENOVA
Author, broadcaster, food reviewer, travel writer

Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands; Touchwood Editions (Canada) 2014

BRIAN HANNINGTON
Author, speechwriter – President of Ottawa-based Stiff Sentences Inc, Gemini-nominated screenwriter. Former Director Atlantic Film Festival

Current project: League of Influence: Character and the Power of Persuasion

CHARLES HANNA
Author, Chairman & CEO Brains II

Higher: Awaken to a More Fulfilling Life: Figure 1 Publishing (Canada) 2016

JIM HARRIS
Author, speaker, former national leader Green Party

Blindsided: How to Spot the Next Breakthrough That Will Change Your Business Forever; Capstone (John Wiley UK) 2002

The Learning Paradox: Gaining Success & Security in a World of Change;Macmillan(Canada) 1998, Capstone (John Wiley UK) 2002

DON HAUKA & SALIM JIWA
Author, television writer, reporter; investigative reporter Province newspaper, ABC-TV News, author

Margin Of Terror: A Reporter’s Twenty-Year Odyssey Covering the Tragedies of the Air India Bombing; Key Porter (Canada) 2006

MARK HENICK
National spokesperson for the nation-wide Faces of Mental Illness campaign, Program Manager for Mental Health Works, a CMHA social enterprise, TEDx talk on suicide is among the 50 most watched in the world

Like Water over Stone: A Family Memoir of Resilience, Harper Collins 2019

RON HIRA & ANDY HIRA
Professor, Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology; Associate Professor, Political Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Outsourcing America: The True Cost of Shipping Jobs Overseas and What Can be Done about It; Amacom (USA) 2005; reissued paperback 2007

DAVID JOHNSTON
His Excellency Rt. Honourable Governor-General

The Idea of Canada: Letters to a Nation: McClelland & Stewart/Signal (Canada), Les Éditions La Presse (Canada, French language), 2016

KEN KARPOFF
High performance consultant, Olympic athlete coach, Olympian 1988 Winter Games

Head Games: Lessons Learned from the Olympics, Brilliant Idea Books, 2017

HELENA KATZ
Journalist, author

Justice Miscarried: Inside Wrongful Convictions in Canada; Dundurn (Canada) 2011

Gang Wars: Blood and Guts on the Streets of Early New York; Altitude Publishing (Canada) 2005

The Mad Trapper: The Incredible Tale of a Famous Canadian Manhunt; Altitude Publishing (Canada) 2004

LAURA-JANE KOERS
Author, blogger of TheRawtarian.com

Cook Lively! 100 Quick and EasyRecipes forHigh Energy, Glowing Skin, and Vibrant LivingHachette/Da Capo (USA) 2017

ANDRÉ KUKLA
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto

Mental Traps; Doubleday (Canada) 2006, Alpina Publishers (Russia), Editora Gente (Portugal), Aykiri Publishers (Turkey), Planeta deAgostini (Spain), Ponte alle Grazie, an imprint of Gruppo Editoriale Mauri Spagnol (Italy), Tinh Van (Vietnam)

MICHAEL DAVID KWAN (1934-2001)
playwright, translator, author

Things That Should Not Be Forgotten: A Childhood in Wartime China; MacFarlane, Walter & Ross (Canada), Soho Press (USA),

Mainstream Publishers (UK), Harper Collins (Australia) 2001, re-issued by Waveland Press (USA) 2012

Winner of 2000 Kiriyama Pacific Rim Prize for non-fiction

The Chinese Story-Teller’s Book; Tuttle Publishing (USA) 2001

NICOLE LETOURNEAU
Professor of Nursing at the University of Calgary; Principal Investigator for the CHILD Studies program at the University of New Brunswick; Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Chair in Parent-Infant Health

What Kind of Parent am I? Dundurn (Canada) 2017

Scientific Parenting: What Science Reveals about Parents’ Influence on Who We Become, Dundurn (Canada) 2014

DORENDA McNEIL
Author, senior public relations executive

Virtually Perfect Business Etiquette: Workplace Tips for the Digital Generation: Brilliant Idea Books (Canada) 2015

JONATHAN MANTHORPE
foreign newspaper correspondent and international affairs columnist Vancouver Sun

Forbidden Nation: A History of Taiwan; Palgrave Macmillan (USA), HB Fenn (Canada) 2005

IAN MULGREW
Journalist, screenwriter, columnist, author

The Water Boy~From the Sidelines to the Owner’s Box: Inside the CFL, the XFL, and the NFL (with Bob Ackles);John Wiley (Canada) 2007

Bud Inc: The Business of the Marijuana Industry; Random House (Canada) 2005, Nominated for National Business Book Award

Amazon Extreme: Three Men, a Raft, and the World’s Most Dangerous River (with Colin Angus);Stoddart (Canada) 2001,Doubleday (Canada), Broadway Books (USA) 2002

Who Killed Cindy James? (non-fiction) Seal (Canada) 1992; ~ Final Payoff: The True Cost of Convicting Clifford Robert Olson, Seal      (Canada) 1990;~ Unholy Terror: The Sikhs and International Terrorism, Key Porter Books (Canada) 1986

STAFFAN NOTEBERG
Author, productivity expert, software developer, agile coach, and speaker

Pomodoro Technique Illustrated (Pragmatic Bookshelf, 2010) –

Current Project: Monotasking

ANDREW PEACOCK
Author, retired veterinarian

Creatures of the Rock: Animal Tales from a Newfoundland Vet, Doubleday Canada, 2014

MARLI RUSEN
Labour, employment and human rights lawyer, speaker

The Mirror Method: How to Build Productive Teams by Ending Workplace Dysfunction, Brilliant Idea Books, 2016

MAG RUFFMAN
television host/star of Anything I Can Do (PBS), nationally syndicated columnist of ToolGirl

We’re All in This Together (co-author with Steve Smith);ToolGirl Press (Canada) 2008

How Hard Can It Be? ToolGirl’s Favourite Repairs and Projects; McClelland & Stewart (Canada) 2003, Beyond Words Publishing (USA) 2005

JOTI SAMRA
psychologist, TV personality, columnist, relationship expert

Pink Jobs-Blue Jobs: How Evolving Sex Roles are Forcing a New Normal in the Modern-Day Relationship (Work in progress)

WILLIAM SAMPSON (1960-2012)
Canadian businessman—arrested, imprisoned, and tortured in Saudi Arabia for 33 months

Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi Prison; McClelland & Stewart (World Rights) 2005; documentary film Paperny Films (Vancouver) 2008

MARTINA SCHOLTENS
Canadian family physician specializing in refugee health care

Your Heart Is the Size of Your Fist: A Doctor Reflects on Ten Years at a Refugee Clinic, Touchwood Editions (Canada) 2017

ELLEN SCHWARTZ

Mother, speaker, elementary school teacher

Without One Word Spoken: 18 Lessons From Jacob, Brilliant Idea Books, 2016

Seven Lessons From Jacob: A Mother’s Journey; Key Porter (Canada) 2006

REVA SETH
Author, lawyer, journalist, board member The Trudeau Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies—The Munk Centre, University of Toronto

Related: Interview with Reva Seth

The MomShift: Finding the Opportunity in Maternity, Random House Canada 2014

First Comes Marriage: Modern Relationship Advice from the Wisdom of Arranged Marriages; Simon & Schuster 2008

RON SHEWCHUK
Author, public relations consultant, barbecue champion

Barbecue Secrets DELUXE! The Very Best Recipes, Tips & Tricks from a Barbecue Champion;Whitecap Books (Canada) 2009, Éditions AdA Inc. (French Canada) 2010

Planking Secrets: Grilling with Planks for Unbeatable Barbecue Flavor; Whitecap Books (Canada) 2006

Barbecue Secrets: Unbeatable Recipes, Tips & Tricks from a Barbecue Champion; Whitecap Books (Canada) 2004

ROY TANAMI
photographer, author

Angling the World: Ten Essential Adventures in Fly Fishing; Lyons Press (USA) 2009

JAN WEIR
Lawyer, author, legal columnist, lecturer

Current Project: The Secret Weapon of the 1%: Canada’s Hidden Banking, Tax, and Corporate Laws