A Reading with Richard Somerset Mackie, Author and Historian

Richard Mackie, BC historian and author, reads some of his non-fiction works. Hear how he uncovers, salvages and interprets BC’s forest industry and the stories from its past. Two of Richard’s books,Trading Beyond the Mountains (1997) and Island Timber (2000), won the Lieutenant-Governor’s Prize, and Island Timber was short-listed for the Haig-Brown Prize in 2001. His most recent book, Mountain Timber(2009), was on the BC Bestseller list for 32 weeks.