Quill and Quire

Letters

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

My first time… (at CBA)

Here’s the scenario. The first-time author arrives at Canada’s biggest book event, the 1998 Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA) convention and… Read More »

Letters

Dollars are never secondaryFor reasons that will remain obvious, I must remain anonymous in writing this letter. As an employee… Read More »

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Surviving CommonwealthOn the whole, Charles Mandel’s article “Commonwealth disappears from view” (May 1998) was on target. However, a couple of… Read More »

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An underdeveloped critiqueThe most dangerous reviewers are those with an agenda. And I haven’t run into a more classic case… Read More »

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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 »