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Q&A: Allison Hirst on acquiring and editing mysteries

Allison Hirst is Dundurn’s resident woman of mystery. The developmental editor is responsible for a variety of non-fiction titles and crime mysteries, including Steve Burrows’ popular Birder Murder books, Nick Wilkshire’s new Foreign Affairs series, and Janet Kellough’s “brilliant historical series,” the Thaddeus Lewis Mysteries.

The NHL has some serious issues to address. A few players, including Ken Dryden, are willing to tell their stories

Two things will be as certain this hockey season as the likelihood that the Toronto Maple Leafs will break the hearts of their loyal fans: the NHL will have to deal with some serious issues, and there is an ever-increasing appetite in Canada for books about hockey.