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Pioneer women

The beginning of a new year seems a fitting time to pay tribute to three pioneers among children’s librarians –… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Staff

GOOD TIMING• Seventy-two hours of frantic scribbling have paid off for Todd Klinck, winner of Anvil Press’s annual Three-Day Novel… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Comparison appallingTo the editor:The column “Suddenly second best” (Dec. 1996) left me irritated. Comparing the Governor General’s Awards, which deliver… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Out, out damn spot

In this issue Peter Carver documents the ferocious campaign of a fundamentalist Christian group to remove the Joyce Carol Oates… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Fax

POETIC INTERVENTION• By merely rolling their eyes heavenwards, British patients can now offset the shrill of the dentist’s drill with… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

In the Works

ON THE WATER FRONT: It may be an unlikely subject for a book, but during a year when Alberto Manguel… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals

Tie-ins

• Caped crusader Val Kilmer exchanges his cloak for a halo of sorts in The Saint, an action blockbuster about… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Good books don’t go badTo the editor:Re: “Returns rising” (Feb. 1997)Contrary to what John Lorinc says, I would like to… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Tie-ins

• Patrick McGrath’s The Grotesque, a British horror-cum-social comedy with erotic overtones, gets its screen debut in February. Alan Bates,… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

In the Works

THE BOOK’S THE THING: Warnings from Polonius notwithstanding, there seems to be no end of borrowing from the Bard these… Read More »

November 6, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Deals