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Speaking for kidsMaureen Garvie’s article, “Not just for children anymore” (Oct. 1998), has confirmed my growing suspicion that yet one more aspect of childhood – in this case, fine and suitable literature – is being ... Read More »

October 28, 2003 | Filed under: Book news

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ASSOCIATION FOR THE EXPORT OF CANADIAN BOOKS: Sylvie Lagacé has joined as administrative assistant, replacing Suzanne Denis. BOOK PUBLISHING INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BPIDP): William Fizet, previously a senior officer with the Canadian Studies Program in ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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ASSOCIATION FOR THE EXPORT OF CANADIAN BOOKS: Sylvie Lagacé has joined as administrative assistant, replacing Suzanne Denis. BOOK PUBLISHING INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (BPIDP): William Fizet, previously a senior officer with the Canadian Studies Program in ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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Breakwater Books has stopped offering its authors the standard 40% discount most Canadian writers receive when they purchase their own books from their publisher. Authors published by the Newfoundland press now pay the list price ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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Ulysses, the Montreal-based travel guide publisher, distributor, and bookstore, will get an infusion of $400,000 from a Quebec agency to expand its operations internationally.The company’s sales outside Quebec currently represent 42% of its total sales, ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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Roger Burford Mason, respected freelance journalist, publisher, and author, died on Oct. 4, shortly after the publication of his latest book, A Grand Eye For Glory. He was 54. Mason was born in England, where ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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If there’s a discernible trend in the religious book market, it may be the return to tradition. But it’s tradition with a twist. Authors are re-examining their religious roots, revisiting stories, rituals, and laws, and ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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This year’s selection of religious and spiritual books includes titles released under new imprints launched by Ballantine Books and California-based travel publisher Ulysses Press. Ballantine U.S. has created Ballantine Wellspring to publish books “that nourish ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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On Dec. 18, Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks production company will release its first animated feature, The Prince of Egypt, about the life of Moses. Penguin, Thomas Nelson, and its juvenile division, Tommy Nelson, are sharing publishing ... Read More »

October 28, 2003