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Key Porter Books senior editor Michael Mouland has acquired world rights to Toronto Star and Canadian Gardening columnist Sonia Day’s new memoir. Middle Aged Spread: Moving to the Country at 50 is a comic accoun...

June 11, 2008 | Filed under: Book news

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Saeko Usukawa has won the 2007 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence for her contribution to Abstract Painting in Canada by Roald Nasgaard (Douglas & McIntyre). Usukawa, who was the editorial director at Doug...

June 10, 2008 | Filed under: Awards

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As reported in an article from the Independent, "misery literature" is gaining in popularity, especially in the form of memoirs. Last year, the bestselling memoir in the UK, Behind Closed Doors by Jenny Tomlin, which&...

March 6, 2007 | Filed under: Industry news

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Well, Mary Lawson's The Other Side of the Bridge didn't manage to make the jump from the Man Booker Prize longlist to the just-announced shortlist. But there is good news for a couple of Canadian…

September 14, 2006 | Filed under: Awards