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One of the worst weeks in U.S. publishing history has left the book trade facing a grim tally. Just to sum up, on Wednesday three of the biggest publishers south of the border announced massive…

December 5, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news


There's some scary stuff going on at Random House in the U.S. today. Industry observers anticipated changes to the company's organizational structure after new CEO Markus Dohle took over earlier this year, but few cou...

December 3, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news


News broke yesterday that Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House U.S., is laying off 16 employees “ a 10% cut in staff. While David Drake, a Doubleday spokesperson, denies that the cuts have…

October 29, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news


Longtime Toronto Star book critic Phil Marchand, who switched jobs with former Star film critic Geoff Pevere at the beginning of this year, has now begun what is being promised as a weekly books column…

September 29, 2008


The Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam rails against the U.S. textbook industry, arguing that students who use illegal download sites like Textbook Torrents and thepiratebay.org are partly justified in doing so: As a wr...

September 10, 2008 | Filed under: Book news


This week on Q&Q's Job Board: Account Manager, Educational Library Market - Library Services Center (Kitchener, ON) Manager, Sales - CNIB (Toronto, Ontario) School & Library Sales Representative - Firefly Book...

June 18, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news


Check out these publishing industry jobs: Online & Bibliographic Information Manager - Firefly Books Ltd. (Richmond Hill) Managing Editor - Annick Press Ltd. (Toronto, ON) Developmental Editor, ESL Department - Ox...

May 15, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news


Newest on Q&Q's Job Board: Developmental Editor, ESL Department - Oxford University Press (Don Mills, ON) Part-time Editorial Assistant - Canadian Tax Foundation (Toronto, ON) Publisher - Social Studies & Huma...

May 7, 2008 | Filed under: Industry news