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By Robin Stevenson

Short, speedy, and sportive, this formula mystery/action story takes readers to the northeast end of Vancouver Island by yacht. Simon has signed up for a week-long sailing course aboard 36-foot Jeopardy with fellow teens Olivia, ... Read More »

June 25, 2008 | Filed under: Book news

By Craig Davidson

Craig Davidson’s previous book, Rust and Bone, was an aversive, acerbic, often bitterly funny collection of stories that explored the extent to which desperate men will go to find some semblance of meaning in their ... Read More »

September 5, 2006 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels


Three Canadian publishers have agreed to keep the identity of one of their authors under wraps this fall, resulting in two pseudonymous titles and one author who will be identified only as his book hits ... Read More »

October 14, 2005 | Filed under: Book news


Booksellers at Sunday’s publisher/bookseller forum broke into spontaneous applause at the mention of M&S’s new flat discount policy, but it’s unclear whether other publishers will follow suit. Of the panel’s participating publishers, Little, Brown’s Kim ... Read More »

March 12, 2004 | Filed under: Awards


Reports from a U.S. federal agent that the Unabomber used postage stamps featuring literary figures when mailing packages to his targets – Eugene O’Neill was a favourite – haven’t prevented Canada Post from issuing a ... Read More »

November 7, 2003 | Filed under: Opinion