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Literary interlopers

What do Prince Charles, Jamie Lee Curtis, The Duchess of York, and Dom DeLuise all have in common? They’ve all… Read More »

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

Customer Loyalty 101

Can smaller independents survive and thrive in the face of superstore competition? Kare Anderson, a bookstore consultant who spoke at… Read More »

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

Letters

Real story is in the detailsTo the editor:Many thanks for drawing attention to the CCSP’s two-volume study, The Reading and… Read More »

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

A peppy report card

Several Canadian children’s publishers have reason to be happy with the results of the first Publisher’s Report Card, compiled by… Read More »

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

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