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A couple of mornings a week, Kevin Major puts aside his own writing and connects through the Internet with Writers in Electronic Residence (WIER), where he gives feedback to students from a dozen or so ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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Imprint, TVOntarioTime slot: Sunday, 9-10 pmHost: Mary HynesWardrobe: Suburban twin sweater set, practical shoes, knee-length skirtSet: Overstuffed armchairs, big, fluffy throw pillows, fresco dapplingSpecial effect: Zoom-in on pages flippingOpening line: “Hi! I’m Mary Hynes. Welcome ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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One of canada’s leading publishing house bears his name. He’s been called the greatest publisher this country has ever seen. A maverick. The man who invented the concept of a book launch and book tour ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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Overstating the case?In response to Tim Brandt’s letter decrying Penguin’s cross-promotion with Starbucks as an “evil” scheme (Sept., p. 3), I’d like to clarify some aspects of the promotion.First, Starbucks has not opened in Winnipeg, ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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• H.B. Fenn and Company has Rounders: A Screenplay and Rounders: A Novel, timed with the September release of the movie of the same name starring Matt Damon, John Malkovich, and Martin Landau. Fenn also ... Read More »

October 28, 2003

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Earth to Avie BennettI'm writing to express my concern over the recent actions of McClelland & Stewart regarding the sale of remainders to Chapters ("M&S remainder sale angers indies," Apr. 1999). For a publisher who ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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• As Stanley Cup fever hits, the CBC will re-air its six-part production The New Ice Age: A Year in the Life of the NHL beginning June 7. The behind-the-scenes look at the 1997-1998 hockey ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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A two-day conference prior to the CLA convention will focus on libraries as the hubs of community networks and as stimulants for economic development. “Get Smart! – Economic Development, Libraries and Smart Communities” will include ... Read More »

October 24, 2003

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Frequently modern English words cannot be translated directly into Cree. In such cases, the Alberta Elders’ Cree Dictionary uses local or regional interpretations . For example:airport tohowin a landing placeapartment wîkowin a separated way of ... Read More »

October 24, 2003 | Filed under: Book news