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Comparison appallingTo the editor:The column “Suddenly second best” (Dec. 1996) left me irritated. Comparing the Governor General’s Awards, which deliver… Read More »

In the Works

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

Pioneer women

The beginning of a new year seems a fitting time to pay tribute to three pioneers among children’s librarians –… Read More »

Gathering of the clan

A benefit reading for PEN Canada by Gita Mehta in downtown Toronto last month occasioned a gathering of the Knopf… Read More »


They swear it’s trueTo the editor:It was with great delight that I read Chris Chambers’ “Watch for Christmas shoppers” (Dec.… Read More »

Angst wins the prize

Imagine approaching a publisher and saying you’d like to do a 240-page black-and-white children’s book based on existential questions. The… Read More »