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Turns out that Gaspereau Press is teaming up with another publisher after all to meet demand for The Sentimentalists, but will still print its own, unique versions. The perfect compromise, I think. (I’m one of those who will probably hold out for a Gaspereau Press one though…) Continue reading
“If you are going to buy a copy of that book in Canada, it’s damn well coming out of my shop.” said Andrew Steeves, publisher at Gaspereau Press, in The Globe and Mail. And he said that before “that book” went from mere Giller Prize short-lister to actual winner…
The book of course is The Sentimentalists, by Johanna Skibsrud. The media may or may not be playing up how frustrated she is with the publisher, but the fact is that this small press cares a lot about books. Actual, physical, books. So much so that it refuses to abandon its 1,000-per-week, hand-crafted method of printing them in order to play into Giller fever. Continue reading
Essentially, Peter Svensson sliced up a 1913 edition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and in about an hour, scanned in all the pages so that he could bring it into his iPad. This gave him a “realistic” feel to the book because, when scanning in colour, you get the old, yellowed-pages look… Continue reading
I don’t watch Mad Men — I’ve seen a couple, but haven’t really immersed myself it it — but it’s interesting that a character in the show (not the actor) would have a book. It’s close to what I’m doing, though the narrator of my book isn’t on TV (yet… lol). Continue reading