The bookstore’s new home and expanded cultural centre, which will continue to celebrate African and Caribbean heritage, will anchor the legacy A Different Booklist has created over more than two decades.
Remote book events likely to continue after the pandemic
Toronto indie A Different Booklist offering preview of new home
The bookstore and African- and Caribbean-Canadian cultural centre will be moving across the street in 2022 to a four-storey heritage building that is being preserved as part of Toronto’s revitalized Mirvish Village project.
Bookstores of all sizes will benefit from new bookselling survey, says CIBA’s Doug Minett
As an incentive, booksellers who complete the survey will have early access to the full report from BookNet when it is published this fall.
Indigo is bringing a local focus to its bookstores across the country
Indigo launched its Discover Your Community program in April. The program will run for 12 weeks at more than 100 Indigo, Chapters, Coles, and Indigospirit locations across the country
Booksellers get creative to mark Canadian Independent Bookstore Day amid pandemic restrictions
Canadian Independent Bookstore Day is on April 24.
Handselling by indie booksellers helped two books find their audience
House of Anansi Press reports that the books have overperformed on the West Coast.
derek beaulieu and Rhys Douglas Farrell create visual poetry ablaze in colour
In Lens Flare, artist Rhys Douglas Farrell transforms derek beaulieu’s visual poems.
Canadian Independent Bookstore Day relaunches with prizes, discounts, and more than 60 booksellers
The celebration of indie booksellers will be held on April 24 with the public-facing campaign launching Tuesday, April 6.
Print book sales up in games, education, and thrillers in 2020: BookNet report
The Canadian Book Market 2020 found that although the value of print-book sales was down 5.3 per cent from 2019, certain categories saw growth from the previous year.