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‘Tis the season

When will Jack Rabinovitch be named to the Order of Canada? Writer June Callwood suggested at this year’s Giller Prize… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

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

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

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 »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

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 »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Of Matt and after

From Dennis Lee’s eulogy to Matt Cohen, whose funeral was held at Hart House, University of Toronto, Dec. 5, 1999.There… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Speaking up for SomervilleRe: “Landlord sues Somerville,” (Dec. 1999):Admittedly, many of the actions of Somerville House deserve close scrutiny. I… Read More »

October 16, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

House for sale

When Jack Stoddart and the partners at Macfarlane Walter & Ross announced in January the sale of MWR to McClelland… Read More »

October 16, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Flawed formula?

According to the ACP, the BPIDP program discourages mergers between Canadian-owned publishers in two ways. First, there’s a funding cap. If,… Read More »

October 16, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Indigo is in the gameRe: “The Indigo Way” (Feb. 2000):Contrary to the impression made in John’s Lorinc’s article, Indigo has… Read More »

October 16, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

Fenntastic!I want to thank Harold Fenn for his response to my letter regarding Fenn’s minimum order policy. I congratulate Mr.… Read More »

October 8, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Stolen thunder

The oddest pattern emerged among the winning publishers at this year’s B.C. Book Prizes, held Apr. 29 in Vancouver: no… Read More »

October 8, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Finding the right price

Publishers are still exploring revenue-generating strategies for their online reference titles. Encyclopaedia Britannica has adopted a two-pronged strategy based on two… Read More »

October 8, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News