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Who buys books (II)

Among the findings of the Canadian Publishers’ Council’s 1997 survey of book buyers:• 40% of all purchases were fiction, 10%… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Fax

• Jack McClelland’s agent, Beverley Slopen, recently sent out copies of Imagining Canadian Literature: The Selected Letters of Jack McClelland… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• ER heartthrob George Clooney teams up with Danny DeVito and Jennifer Lopez for Out of Sight, based on Elmore… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

An underdeveloped critiqueThe most dangerous reviewers are those with an agenda. And I haven’t run into a more classic case… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

City slickers

Toronto’s upscale, uptown, five-star North 44 restaurant was the venue for a lavish dinner held in honour of The Second… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Cover girls

If you thought pulp fiction romance was built on generic formulas, you’re right. But even formulas evolve. To celebrate its… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Tie-ins

• In September, Wesley Snipes stars in Blade, based on the Marvel Comics cartoon of the same name. Also due… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Surviving CommonwealthOn the whole, Charles Mandel’s article “Commonwealth disappears from view” (May 1998) was on target. However, a couple of… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Fax

• The American Booksellers Association will no longer be publishing the American Bookseller, saying that the monthly magazine was not… Read More »

October 29, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News