Books by Michael Byers

Dr. Michael Byers holds a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Global Politics and International Law at the University of British Columbia, where he also serves as Academic Director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues. Prior to July 2004, he was a tenured


PERCIVAL’S PLANET by Michael Byers
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"A fine study in the psychology of yearning, elegantly told."
A closely observed saga of scientific discovery—but with stolen kisses, madness and plenty of other complications. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 9, 2006

"A thoughtful introduction to a complex, often baffling subject."
If Britain suspected that a Boston bar harbored IRA terrorists, would it be justified in lobbing cruise missiles into the city? Canadian legal scholar Byers doesn't raise the question, but he achieves plenty of similar provocations in this lucid primer. Read full book review >
LONG FOR THIS WORLD by Michael Byers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2003

"Deep and real."
Superheated Seattle is the setting for a wise story of ethics and family affection. Read full book review >
THE COAST OF GOOD INTENTIONS by Michael Byers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 29, 1998

A strong debut collection of eight stark stories about decent, ordinary people getting on with life in the Pacific Northwest. Read full book review >