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Archive for April, 2015

April 19th, 2015 by SPiN

The dusty, inky, papery smell of CanLit

For those of us who grew up in southeast Vancouver, the local bookseller was the corner drugstore. You entered the front door of MacKenzie Drugs at 49th and Knight and had to edge past the pharmacy and between the surrounding shelves of bottles of medicine and packages of pills, and then wind your way around […]

April 14th, 2015 by SPiN

Authors for Indies Day, May 2, 2015

On May 2, 2015, authors across Canada will be volunteering in independent bookshops to meet customers and hand-sell books. This initiative, called Authors for Indies, has been organized by author Janie Chang of Vancouver to help bookstores build sales and attract new customers. The list of participating bookstores and authors can be found at www.authorsforindies.com  Over […]