Odin Books is one of the only bookstores in Canada focused on normalizing conversations around mental health.
Book sales in December 2020 soared by 33 per cent over the previous year.
The success is a win for Indigo’s new local-experience strategy.
The store closes after nearly 35 years in operation at the end of January.
The Canadian Independent Booksellers Association has released a statement expressing concern over the proposed sale of Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House’s parent company Bertelsmann.
Paul Dotey, bookseller, illustrator, and designer of the store’s eye-catching windows, gave Q&Q a glimpse behind the magic of the perfect jolly display.
A Different Drummer Books has survived 50 years in the turbulent bookselling business thanks to the community of booklovers in Burlington, Ont.
“All the evidence we’ve seen is that people are shopping early for Christmas,” says David Glover, marketing and publicity director at Thomas Allen & Son.
Oriuwa is also a writer and advocate for racialized and marginalized populations.