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Different terrain, indeedWe were pleased to see the notice about Shyam Selvadurai’ s masterful new novel, The Cinnamon Gardens, in… Read More »


• General has tie-ins to Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, about a squad of Second World War soldiers who jeopardize… Read More »


CROWNING GLORY• According to Entertainment Weekly, a study commissioned by the American Booksellers Association shows African-Americans are just as likely… Read More »

On getting a blurb

Or how to hook your little red wagon to a bright, shiny star

Nelvana at a glance

Founded: 1971 by then-York University students Michael Hirsh and Patrick Loubert, and British animator and designer Clive Smith.Offices: Nelvana employs… Read More »


• In September, Wesley Snipes stars in Blade, based on the Marvel Comics cartoon of the same name. Also due… Read More »

Pseudonyms for $200, Jim

When Chapters set out to develop a team of “master booksellers” to staff its growing roster of superstores, it didn’t… Read More »


• A European Commission investigation into the cross-border fixing of book prices in Germany, Austria, and the German-speaking part of… Read More »