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Letters

A questionable commitmentYour editorial “Who is Canadian?” (Mar. 1999) implies that ownership and control are of no consequence when it… Read More »

Calling the BCP

We’ve heard many complaints in recent months about the fact that a combined Random House and Doubleday of Canada would… Read More »

Letters

Earth to Avie BennettI’m writing to express my concern over the recent actions of McClelland & Stewart regarding the sale… Read More »

Prose and cons

A children’s book author argues that writers are con artists, but also breadmakers and ringmasters

Letters

A prize-winning productionIt was most interesting to read “The Wealthy Patron” (Apr. 1999) by Derek Weiler about publishing art books… Read More »

A publishing pioneer

The Canadian publishing industry lost a well-known and highly respected colleague on June 11 with the death of Gladys E.… Read More »

Brass in pocket

Gwendolyn MacEwen, the noted Toronto writer, achieved soaring critical success during her career, twice winning the Governor General’s Award for… Read More »

Letters

This “war” can be avertedRe: “The next copyright fight” (Aug. 1999)I was sorry to see that John Tooth’s “war” on… Read More »

Year of the horse

It’s often possible to determine the importance of an issue in the book industry by the extent to which people… Read More »