Quill and Quire

Industry News

In the Works

UPWARDLY MOBILE: With Canadian sales of Carol Shields’ The Stone Diaries past the 200,000-mark in trade paperback and foreign-language rights… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals

Letters

Faster publishers, fill! fill!To the editor:I read with interest and envy of Nicholas Hoare’s figures regarding the performance of Canadian… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Stamp of approval

Reports from a U.S. federal agent that the Unabomber used postage stamps featuring literary figures when mailing packages to his… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Encompassing buzz

I’m still thinking about The Writers’ Union of Canada’s controversial Publishers Report Card, specifically the general discontent expressed about marketing… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

In the Works

TUNE IN, TURN ON, READ THE BOOK: For readers who need more than an acid flashback to return to the… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals

Tie-ins

• H.B. Fenn has the tie-ins for three big-screen releases in November: Star Trek VIII: First Contact, starring The Next… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Opportunity knocks

What’s with the media’s newfound fascination with books? Less than two weeks after reading that TVOntario had struck a deal… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Law and orders

“We buy around ruthlessly. And we’d love it if a publisher tried to sue us,” says Montreal-based bookseller and library… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Wired words

At Wired, we write geek and we write street. We insist on accuracy and literacy, but we celebrate the colloquial… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

No context givenTo the editor:Bert Archer’s one-column piece (Sept. 1996) on Margaret Atwood’s new novel, Alias Grace, had more the… Read More »

November 7, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People