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Remember that rumour from this past summer that Indigo was planning to unveil a dedicated e-reading device? Well, some intrigue at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office is reviving such speculation. Yesterday, blo...

December 11, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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Canada AM tech reporter Kris Abel was casually chatting with Indigo CEO Heather Reisman this morning “ she had just got through doing an interview about her annual "summer reads" selections “ when she revealed…

June 3, 2009 | Filed under: Industry news

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About 225 industry people crowded into a Toronto conference room on Thursday for BookNet Canada's annual technology forum. The theme of this year's conference was evolution or revolution, though most of the speakers ...

March 13, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

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While nerdy Americans await delivery of their Kindle 2s, nerdy Canadians can console themselves by trying Indigo's new Shortcovers service. The ambitious e-book service “ which allows users to download titles to their...

February 25, 2009 | Filed under: Book news

By K.L. Denman

This is B.C.-based author K.L. Denman’s second title in Orca Currents, a novel series aimed at pre-teens reading below grade level. Although it’s not as original and quirky as Mirror Image, Denman’s ...

November 7, 2007 | Filed under: Book news

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After two years with Thomas Allen Publishers, Jim Gifford is leaving for HarperCollins and his first love: non-fiction. Currently the managing editor at Thomas Allen, Gifford will join HarperCollins on Aug. 24 as seni...

August 3, 2004 | Filed under: Book news