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Initiative should be applaudedTo the editor:I was delighted to see the article in your June issue about the ambitious marketing… Read More »

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

Grim peaks

Into Thin Air, journalist Jon Krakauer’s personal account of the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster, has hit the number one spot… Read More »

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

How bad it is, how bad

Canadian writers continued their winning streak on the international literary prize circuit, recently capturing second spot overall and several “dishonourable”… Read More »

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

Fax

SPROUTING PROSE• Not content with the brilliance of her prose and plot, Carol Shields’ editors suggested that the author’s latest… Read More »

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

Tie-ins

• Michelle Pfeiffer joins forces with Jessica Lange and Jennifer Jason Leigh for Pulitzer Prize-winner Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres.… Read More »

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

Letters

Welcome, IngramTo the editor:Re: “Ottawa won’t impose copyright solution,” (Aug. 1997):I recently faxed an order to Germany on a Wednesday… Read More »

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

Unshakeable

Ever since Q&Q launched its Bestseller Survey in April 1996, author James Redfield’s spiritual opus, The Celestine Prophecy, has ruled… Read More »

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

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