Canada Council reviewing granting policies in light of industry sexual assault and misconduct allegations  [LINK]
The Canada Council for the Arts has released a statement reiterating its stance against sexual harassment and misconduct in the workplace. [Read More]
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A Record Year for Publishing Stocks—With a Caveat  [LINK]
A year that found four of the 10 companies on the PW Stock Index seeing double-digit stock price increases also saw Barnes & Noble and other big names struggle. [Read More]
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Print Sales Up Again in 2017  [LINK]
Although no new book sold more than one million print copies last year,, unit sales of print books were still 10.8% higher last year than in 2013. [Read More]
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Indie Booksellers Show Post-Holiday Confidence  [LINK]
The unpredictable climate throughout the U.S. in December, both environmental and political, didn’t stop consumers from shopping at independent bookstores—and they have the sales to show for it. [Read More]
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‘Fire and Fury’: Anatomy of a Bombshell  [LINK]
The book industry hasn’t produced a must-read adult book in years. Then came Henry Holt's just-released Michael Wolff title, which dominated the news cycle last week thanks to a fiery and furious presidential Twitter meltdown. [Read More]
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Canadian booksellers show “surge of interest” in Michael Wolff’s Trump takedown, as release date moves up  [LINK]
U.S. president Donald Trump's plan to stop the publication of journalist Michael Wolff's controversial new book, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, has failed in a spectacular way. [Read More]
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Lee Maracle, Alberto Manguel, Sally Armstrong among Order of Canada appointees  [LINK]
Métis-Salish author Lee Maracle has been appointed an officer of the Order of Canada for her "contributions to Canada’s literary landscape and for her influential voice in cultural relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada." [Read More]
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Lisa Robertson named recipient of inaugural $40,000 C.S. Wright Award for Poetry  [LINK]
Canadian-born experimental poet Lisa Robertson has won the first C.S. Wright Award for Poetry, a $40,000 U.S. prize administered by the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. [Read More]
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Librarians recommend the books you should read in each decade of your life  [LINK]
Anyone can read any book whenever they want, but some books may be best enjoyed at certain ages. [Read More]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: Dave Eggers, Junot Diaz Highlight Strong Author Program  [LINK]
Serious debate, discussion, and great books and authors await librarians at the upcoming 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver. [Read More]
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ALA Midwinter 2018 Spotlight: How Do You 'Midwinter?'  [LINK]
How I've used the ALA Midwinter Meeting has changed over my career, but it's always been valuable. [Read More]
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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2017  [LINK]
PW takes a look back at some of the library stories that captivated the publishing world in 2017, and what they portend for 2018 [Read More]
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