Quill and Quire

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JE ME SOUVIENS: Canadian rights to a first novel by New York-based, B.C.-born writer D.Y. Bechard have gone to Doubleday… Read More »

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CRACKING THE CODE: Dawn Rae Downton’s debut literary thriller Mallemort, about two sisters who are professional cryptologists operating in Europe… Read More »

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TUNE IN, TURN ON, READ THE BOOK: For readers who need more than an acid flashback to return to the… Read More »

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UPWARDLY MOBILE: With Canadian sales of Carol Shields’ The Stone Diaries past the 200,000-mark in trade paperback and foreign-language rights… Read More »

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SWEET SERENDIPITY: It pays to be in the right place at the right time – and in the case of… Read More »

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THE BOOK’S THE THING: Warnings from Polonius notwithstanding, there seems to be no end of borrowing from the Bard these… Read More »

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ON THE WATER FRONT: It may be an unlikely subject for a book, but during a year when Alberto Manguel… Read More »

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FROM FISHING TO FATHERHOOD: Paul Quarrington leaves behind his rod and reel to climb aboard a 90-foot liner and cruise… Read More »