Today, the first part of my twelve-month series, A Publisher’s Year, runs in the Post. The idea behind the project, my attempt to provide a comprehensive, 360-degree look at the day-to-day operations at a Canadian independent publisher, is Page One, the documentary about The New York Times. I’m describing the series as a “print documentary.” We’ll see how it goes.
In today’s National Post, I talk to G.B. Joyce about his novel The Code. You might know him better as Gare Joyce, one of the country’s best sportswriters.
I’m coming to this one a little late. But better late than never, right? Douglas Coupland and Graham Roumieu collaborate on Highly Inappropriate Tales for Young People.
Last week, I had lunch with William Gibson and talked about his first-ever collection of non-fiction, Distrust That Particular Flavor. My story ran today.
The Toronto Public Library Foundation — the system’s charitable arm — is set to launch The New Collection, a membership program determined to draw a new generation of philanthropists — young, urbane, and bookish — into its orbit.
Random House of Canada is now the sole owner of McClelland & Stewart. This overshadowed the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction shortlist, obviously.