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In June Bob Woodward’s new book, Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate 1974-1999, reached brick-and-mortar bookstores and virtual ones at once. Simultaneously issued in hardcover, Rocket eBook, and SoftBook editions, Shadow retails for ... Read More »

October 22, 2003

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By now you will have noticed some striking changes in the design of Quill & Quire. From the moment we began planning this makeover several months ago, our guiding philosophy has been to make navigating ... Read More »

October 22, 2003 | Filed under: Book news, Industry news

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Keeping the field levelYour readers must be wondering what we at McClelland & Stewart did and said to bring down the wrath of some highly articulate booksellers (June Letters).What we did was simultaneously offer a ... Read More »

October 22, 2003

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In compiling this list of notable books, Quill & Quire asked a group of 37 academics, writers, booksellers, and librarians to submit nominations for the 30 “most interesting, important, and influential” books of Canadian fiction ... Read More »

October 22, 2003

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Rumours have been circulating in the trade for months about the impending launch of a Canadian office for Dorling Kindersley, but the company’s Canadian representative says the local division won’t get going until at least ... Read More »

October 20, 2003

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From Dennis Lee’s eulogy to Matt Cohen, whose funeral was held at Hart House, University of Toronto, Dec. 5, 1999.There are losses so deep they seem to pass into the bloodstream, and so unjust it ... Read More »

October 20, 2003

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Don’t be duped!Re: Varsity blues (Nov., p. 24):As manager of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Bookstore, I also feel the converging pressures of burgeoning competiton from online and big-box sources, and the challenge of ... Read More »

October 20, 2003