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Ross will lastI read with interest John Metcalf’s guest column in the July issue (“False idols”). Metcalf declares that Canadian readers are mostly inept when it comes to recognizing truly gifted writing. He asks who ... Read More »

October 7, 2003 | Filed under: Book news

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Anne Millyard, former co-director of Annick Press, has said goodbye to the company she and Rick Wilks founded 25 years ago. The company threw a bash at The Wellington in downtown Toronto in June to ... Read More »

October 7, 2003

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Chapters.ca has own cash reserveRe: “Reversals of fortune,” July:Your comment about Chapters Online “draining the cash reserves” of Chapters Inc. is not correct. Chapters Online is a separate, public company, with its own funding. Since ... Read More »

October 7, 2003

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When Globe and Mail books editor Martin Levin wrote a column earlier this year suggesting, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, that there ought to be a series of books written by, not for, Dummies, ... Read More »

October 7, 2003

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Classical scholars who are also Dr. Seuss fans have reason to celebrate this fall: A small Illinois publisher will release the first ever Latin edition of The Cat in the Hat. Cattus Petasatus, which literally ... Read More »

October 7, 2003 | Filed under: Book news

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Illustrator Joe Weissman has published eight books with Somerville House. At the moment, he’s owed royalties of more than $4,000, and given the company’s current situation, he’s doubtful that he’ll ever see any of it.Despite ... Read More »

October 7, 2003

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A call to changeThank you for Anita Lahey’s pertinent feature “Minorities in publishing: Where is everyone?” (May 2000). I am writing to clarify my comments in the accompanying article, “The unique challenge of Theytus Books,” ... Read More »

October 7, 2003