Quill and Quire


The young and the restless

I don’t remember anyone ever saying when I joined the book business three years ago that it would be a… Read More »


Unhealthy relationsTo the editor:As one of the HarperHundred victims, I was choked up by Ed Carson’s flatulent and sweaty-palmed statement… Read More »


Many omissions from kids’ best listTo the editor:Re: “The best Canadian kids’ books of all time” (Oct. 1997):Excuse me? The… Read More »


Taking it to the sourceTo the editor:For two years now, McClelland & Stewart has been blaming its distribution problems on… 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 »


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