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Given the doldrums of the current bookselling market, Saturday morning's BEC panel on creative ways to increase bookstore traffic proved timely. The owners of three successful independent bookstores “ Doug Minett of Guelph, Ontario's the ... Read More »

June 14, 2008


A quick roundup of newly announced book-to-film adaptations: A new adaptation of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is set to hit the screen after a long struggle with Huxley's estate. Leonardo DiCaprio will star and ... Read More »

March 25, 2008 | Filed under: Book news


On Saturday, the Toronto Star published a number of eco-themed essays by such CanLit luminaries as David Adams Richards, Margaret Atwood, Jane Urquhart, Austin Clarke, Robert Bateman, Wayne Grady, John Wilson, and Stephen Marche. (True ... Read More »

January 21, 2008 | Filed under: Authors


As had been predicted, convicted fraudster Conrad Black has made use of Margaret Atwood's LongPen again, to promote his new Richard Nixon bio overseas. Lord Black, who is barred from leaving the United States as ... Read More »

November 30, 2007 | Filed under: Book news