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Fax

Bonfire of Vanity• Plucky U.K. poet and Fax fixture Andrew Tait, whose daring antics to secure a publisher include threatening… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• Brad Pitt plays Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer in Seven Years in Tibet, scheduled to open in October. General Publishing’s… Read More »

November 3, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Taking it to the sourceTo the editor:For two years now, McClelland & Stewart has been blaming its distribution problems on… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Rack ’em up

HarperCollins vice-president (and Word on the Street national chair) Tom Best and author Erika Ritter were among the dozens of… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Fact Checker

What portion of bestselling books in Canada are written by Canadian authors? What portion of these are published by Canadian-owned… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Skinny legs and all

Waving a Maclean’s magazine article from October 1994 headlined “Publish or perish,” Random House of Canada president David Kent smiled… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• Penguin has the tie-ins to two major November releases: Mad City stars John Travolta as a recently fired museum… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Many omissions from kids’ best listTo the editor:Re: “The best Canadian kids’ books of all time” (Oct. 1997):Excuse me? The… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Simple Sarah

Sarah Ban Breathnach’s inspirational guide Simple Abundance has regularly placed on Q&Q’s bestseller survey since it started in April 1996.… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Ode to a stapler

In today’s high-tech world, it’s easy to overlook faithful desktop companions like the tape dispenser, the paper clip, and the… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• Michael Moore directs and stars in The Big One , which features the irreverent Moore trying to convince Fortune… Read More »

October 30, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News