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Novel histories

One of the few facts I remember from Grade 7 history is that some Viking sailor was blown off course… Read More »

Speaking one’s mind

"Miss Swan, your perfectionism is getting in the way of your story-telling,” Hugh MacLennan thundered at me after one of… Read More »

A peppy report card

Several Canadian children’s publishers have reason to be happy with the results of the first Publisher’s Report Card, compiled by… Read More »

Friends of Abbey and Avie

A benefit reading for Brian Spence’s Abbey Bookshop at Toronto’s Harbourfront last month provided a spectacular example of how great… Read More »


Real story is in the detailsTo the editor:Many thanks for drawing attention to the CCSP’s two-volume study, The Reading and… Read More »

So hip it hurts

So Hip It hurtsNew York is always it. RuPaul was briefly the height of it. Labatt’s 50 is, we’ve been… Read More »

Wired words

At Wired, we write geek and we write street. We insist on accuracy and literacy, but we celebrate the colloquial… Read More »