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Keeping the field levelYour readers must be wondering what we at McClelland & Stewart did and said to bring down… 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 »

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

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Don’t be duped!Re: Varsity blues (Nov., p. 24):As manager of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Bookstore, I also feel… Read More »

The size of the prize

How much of the English-language trade retail book business in Canada does Chapters control? I’ve been exchanging lengthy correspondences on… Read More »

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Can this review be trusted?I am glad that Q&Q gave notice to my new book, Can God Be Trusted? Faith… Read More »

Just say no

Memo to the Bureau of Competition PolicyRe: Chapters/PegasusI understand that no one from the bureau attended the Chapters shareholders meeting… Read More »

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Granfield’s research was her ownI am writing to correct the errors in the review of Linda Granfield’s High Flight that… Read More »

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Nationality is irrelevantRe: “Commitment cannot be counted” (Aug. 1999):Surely what is important about Canadian publishing is the access it provides… Read More »