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Spotlight on Nova Scotia: Lexicon Books

It’s been two years since Lexicon Books opened its doors in picturesque Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a town best known for its tall ships and colonial architecture. Through trial and error, Lexicon’s co-owners – poet Alice Burdick, children’s illustrator Anne-Marie Sheppard, and author Jo Treggiari – have found a winning formula that balances the book-buying needs of local residents with those of the town’s thriving tourism industry. Burdick spoke to Q&Q about running a small-town bookshop.

May 1, 2018 at 02:26pm | Filed under: Industry News

Vancouver’s Massy Books is both welcomed and welcoming

Despite being around for less than a year and already relocating once during its short existence, Vancouver’s Massy Books is quickly becoming a beacon for the literary community as well as a champion of Indigenous authors and diversity.

April 26, 2018 at 01:55pm | Filed under: Bookselling