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An open-and-shut case

Here’s a boring little word: case. Meaning, of course, a little box. Or a big box. That sense comes from… Read More »

Privacy beyond the grave

Andrew Marvell and his Coy Mistress notwithstanding (“the Grave’s a fine and private place, /but none I think do there… Read More »


• IDG Books, publisher of the wacky For Dummies series, has discovered Beetlemania – the new Volkswagen Beetle that is.… Read More »


Dummies overlookedOn behalf of IDG Books Worldwide, let me clarify a few points regarding our business in Canada (“How to… Read More »

Judy Blume’s summer

If you were a book-reading child of the 1970s or 1980s, Judy Blume’s name will likely be emblazoned in your… Read More »

Lawrence Jackson

The Canadian writing community lost one of its staunchest supporters of authors’ rights when Newfoundland writer Lawrence “Larry” Jackson, 56,… Read More »