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Amazon, verbTo take away business from a more established rival by being the first to build an online presence.B2BBusiness-to-business; describes… Read More »


We’re here!Bravo on covering a topic that has been largely ignored: minorities in publishing (May 2000). I thought Anita Lahey… Read More »


Fenntastic!I want to thank Harold Fenn for his response to my letter regarding Fenn’s minimum order policy. I congratulate Mr.… Read More »

Libris Awards 2000 Nominees

Author of the YearAlistair MacLeodBonnie BurnardWayne JohnstonFirst-time Author of the YearLinden MacIntyreDonna MorrisseyAndrew PyperLifetime Achievement (Author)Alistair MacLeodMargaret AtwoodTimothy FindleyFiction Book… Read More »

Finding the right price

Publishers are still exploring revenue-generating strategies for their online reference titles. Encyclopaedia Britannica has adopted a two-pronged strategy based on two… Read More »

Stolen thunder

The oddest pattern emerged among the winning publishers at this year’s B.C. Book Prizes, held Apr. 29 in Vancouver: no… Read More »

Goodbye, Anne!

Anne Millyard, former co-director of Annick Press, has said goodbye to the company she and Rick Wilks founded 25 years… Read More »