Meet One of the First Women on Everest in ‘Rising’

For Sharon Wood, the first North American woman to summit Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak feels a bit like an “overbearing friend,” as she writes in Rising: Becoming the First Canadian Woman to Summit Everest ($25, Douglas and McIntyre), published in September. “It has often preceded me, elbowed its way into rooms, sashayed across floors, cut swaths through […]

In Between: Playing Against Cancer

Whether you’re a hardcore gamer, an arcade fan, or have never played a video game before, cancer can hit anyone. In fact, the number of cancer diagnoses is steadily rising. We want to introduce you to the game In Between because developer Gentlymad and publisher Headup Games offers a journey into the thoughts of a man suffering from cancer; an […]