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Modest but heart-felt tributeAs chair of the Information Book Award Committee of the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada, I feel… Read More »

October 22, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Year of the horse

It’s often possible to determine the importance of an issue in the book industry by the extent to which people… Read More »

October 22, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

This “war” can be avertedRe: “The next copyright fight” (Aug. 1999)I was sorry to see that John Tooth’s “war” on… Read More »

October 22, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Brass in pocket

Gwendolyn MacEwen, the noted Toronto writer, achieved soaring critical success during her career, twice winning the Governor General’s Award for… Read More »

October 22, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

A publishing pioneer

The Canadian publishing industry lost a well-known and highly respected colleague on June 11 with the death of Gladys E.… Read More »

October 22, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

Nationality is irrelevantRe: “Commitment cannot be counted” (Aug. 1999):Surely what is important about Canadian publishing is the access it provides… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

Granfield’s research was her ownI am writing to correct the errors in the review of Linda Granfield’s High Flight that… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Just say no

Memo to the Bureau of Competition PolicyRe: Chapters/PegasusI understand that no one from the bureau attended the Chapters shareholders meeting… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

‘Tis the season

When will Jack Rabinovitch be named to the Order of Canada? Writer June Callwood suggested at this year’s Giller Prize… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Can this review be trusted?I am glad that Q&Q gave notice to my new book, Can God Be Trusted? Faith… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

The size of the prize

How much of the English-language trade retail book business in Canada does Chapters control? I’ve been exchanging lengthy correspondences on… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Letters

Don’t be duped!Re: Varsity blues (Nov., p. 24):As manager of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Bookstore, I also feel… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People

Of Matt and after

From Dennis Lee’s eulogy to Matt Cohen, whose funeral was held at Hart House, University of Toronto, Dec. 5, 1999.There… Read More »

October 20, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: Industry News

Letters

Speaking up for SomervilleRe: “Landlord sues Somerville,” (Dec. 1999):Admittedly, many of the actions of Somerville House deserve close scrutiny. I… Read More »

October 16, 2003 at 12:00am | Filed under: People