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Tie-ins

• General has tie-ins to Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan, about a squad of Second World War soldiers who jeopardize… Read More »

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

In the Works

MAGIC JOHNSTON: If you haven’t yet heard of Wayne Johnston, you will. The Newfoundland born-and-bred author, whose most recent books… Read More »

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

Letters

Dollars are never secondaryFor reasons that will remain obvious, I must remain anonymous in writing this letter. As an employee… Read More »

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

Measured portraits

Toronto artist Micah Lexier measures everything – height, age, singular moments in time, and life spans. But he doesn’t use… Read More »

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

Fax

• IDG Books, publisher of the wacky For Dummies series, has discovered Beetlemania – the new Volkswagen Beetle that is.… Read More »

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

Lawrence Jackson

The Canadian writing community lost one of its staunchest supporters of authors’ rights when Newfoundland writer Lawrence “Larry” Jackson, 56,… Read More »

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

New delay on copyright

Industry representatives and federal bureaucrats will have to clear two hurdles before seeing the release of regulations to accompany Canada’s… Read More »

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

Tie-ins

• Bantam Doubleday Dell has the official novelization to the new film featuring those effete, British crimestoppers The Avengers (in… Read More »

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

Letters

Dummies overlookedOn behalf of IDG Books Worldwide, let me clarify a few points regarding our business in Canada (“How to… Read More »

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

Anatomy of a blurb

Anatomy of a blurbAuthor: William BurrillClaim to fame: eye magazine columnistBook: Naked EyeBlurber: P. J. O’RourkeFirst contact between author and… Read More »

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

Fax

• A European Commission investigation into the cross-border fixing of book prices in Germany, Austria, and the German-speaking part of… Read More »

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