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Canada: Our Century in Sport, 1900-2000Dave Best, $60 cloth 1-55041-636-7, 608 pp., 1,000+ b&w and colour photos, 9 x 12, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Feb. Reviewed from unbound galleysCanada being Canada, there is no shortage of ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Book news

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In last month’s distribution survey, incorrect information from Westminster Books pertaining to orders placed with Raincoast Books and Random House of Canada led to Raincoast’s average delivery time being overstated and Random’s being understated. In ... Read More »

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The literary gala is an unusual event. On these rare occasions, writers emerge from dark studies, put on presentable (for the most part) outfits, and venture into the company of their adoring fans – and, ... Read More »

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Many small presses struggle to make their books stand out during the crowded Christmas season, but Lynx Images attracted plenty of attention with Disaster Canada. Released in October 2000, the book sold close to 15,000 ... Read More »

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For the second year in a row, Random House of Canada held court on the day after the trade show ended, running a day-long simulated sales conference for more than 40 independent booksellers. After an ... Read More »

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It’s been almost a year since the terrorist attacks on the U.S., and fall lists reflect stock-taking and fresh perspectives as the first anniversary of 9-11 approaches. Books by journalist Bob Woodward and Rudy Giuliani ... Read More »

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The BookManager1. No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand BulliesNaomi Klein, Vintage Canada2. Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert T. KiyosakiWarner Books/H. B. Fenn and Company3. 10 Secrets Revenue Canada Doesn’t Want You To Know, David ... Read More »

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Publisher Amount of Percentage of contribution 2001 grant Beach Holme Publishers $15,245 39%Blizzard Publishing $8,298 50Cormorant Books $13,170 50Coteau Books $39,381 50Douglas & McIntyre $323,467 75ECW Press $68,052 50Garamond Press $12,391 43Goose Lane Editions $62,603 ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Book news