Greg Marquis, a professor of history at the University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus, will have a number of events this month and next for Truth and Honour, his new book on the high-profile murder of Saint John businessman Richard Oland and the trial of the slain executive’s son, Dennis Oland. The first will… Read More »

The Canada Council for the Arts, the UNB Department of English, The Fiddlehead, and the UNB Bookstore are pleased to invite you to a reading by Giller Prize-winning writer Sean Michaels. The event will take place at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at the Alumni Lounge, in the Alumni Memorial Building, on the UNB… Read More »

The Canada Council for the Arts, UNB’s department of English, the Fiddlehead, and the UNB Bookstore are pleased to invite you to a reading by Michelle Butler Hallett at 8 pm on Wednesday, March 16, at the Alumni Lounge in the Alumni Memorial Building on UNB’s Fredericton campus. Set in 1593, Michelle Butler Hallett’s This… Read More »

Greg Marquis, professor of history in the Department of History and Politics at UNB Saint John, has published a book on the history of policing in Canada entitled The Vigilant Eye: Policing Canada from 1867 to 9/11 (Fernwood Publishing, 2016). In The Vigilant Eye, Marquis combines the narrative and chronological approach of traditional institutional history… Read More »

UNB Fredericton’s department of English, The Fiddlehead and the UNB Bookstore are pleased to invite you to a triple-decker celebration of the book launches of Phillip Crymble, Gerard Beirne and R.W. Gray. The event will take place at 8 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the Alumni Lounge in the Alumni Memorial Building on the… Read More »

Sean Silcoff, award-winning business writer with The Globe and Mail, will be visiting the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton and Saint John campuses in August to launch his book, which was co-authored by Jacquie McNish, a senior writer with The Globe and Mail titled, Losing the Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of BlackBerry. During… Read More »

The University of New Brunswick is holding its annual Alden Nowlan Festival in Fredericton from October 3-8, featuring some of Canada’s top award-winning poets and novelists. Critically acclaimed writer Wayne Johnston will open the festival on Thursday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall with a reading from his novel, The Son of a Certain… Read More »

The Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist was released on Monday, revealing the jury’s top 13 picks in Canadian fiction.  The top 13 titles were selected from 147 books, submitted by 81 publishers from every region of the country. UNB alumnus Craig Davidson (MA’03) was nominated for his novel Cataract City, published by Doubleday Canada.   Wayne… Read More »

On September 11, 2013, Canadian historian and University of New Brunswick Professor David Frank presented Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Danny Soucy with copies of his recently published book, Provincial Solidarities: A History of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour. Dr. Frank’s book was recently reviewed by Lori Gallagher of The Daily Gleaner. The New… Read More »

Dr. Nicholas Tracy’s book, A Two-Edged Sword: The Navy as an Instrument of Canadian Foreign Policy (McGill-Queens UP, 2012), has won this year’s John Lyman Book Award in Canadian naval and maritime history. Dr. Tracy is an adjunct professor in UNB’s department of history and an associate at the Gregg Centre for the Study of… Read More »

This week former University of New Brunswick Professor and Dean Israel Unger, along with UNB alumnae and author Carolyn Gammon, will be launching their new book The Unwritten Diary of Israel Unger, published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press, in several events across the Atlantic provinces. At the beginning of the Nazi period, 25,000 Jewish people lived in… Read More »

UNB professor and former provost and vice-president (research), Greg Kealey, has won one of four prestigious Canada prize awards from the Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences, which recognize the best Canadian scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences. Dr. Kealey won the Canada Prize in the Social Sciences for his book Secret Service: Political Policing in… Read More »

James Arthur (MA, 2001) has recently published his first book of poetry called Charms Against Lightning. Published by the prestigious publisher Copper Canyon, Arthur’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, The New Republic, The American Poetry Review and UNB’s own Fiddlehead. He was born in Connecticut, grew up in Toronto, and lived in Fredericton from… Read More »

Robert Austin, dean of the faculty of business at UNB Fredericton, just launched his new novel, Harder Than I Thought: Adventures of a 21st Century CEO Leader, which was published by the Harvard Business Review Press in December.  Co-authored by Richard L. Nolan and Shannon O’Donnell, Harder Than I Thought, tells the story of Jim… Read More »