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Summer Reads

In the heart of the summer, is there anything more relaxing than taking up residence in the shade with a glass of lemonade in one hand and a good book in the other?

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We Love Local Bookstores: Massy Books

Independent bookstores in Vancouver are the foundation of our thriving community, not to mention places to while away hours browsing (and buying!). In this new series, we speak with some of the booksellers, owners and champions in stories across the city. 

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We Love Local Booksellers: Book Warehouse Main Street

Independent bookstores in Vancouver are the foundation of our thriving community, not to mention places to while away hours browsing (and buying!). In this new series, we speak with some of the booksellers, owners and champions in stores across the city.

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A Short History of the Book Cover – Part 1

The Alcuin Awards, which celebrate the finest book design in the country, take place on April 4. They got us thinking: when did the old adage, “don’t judge a book by its cover” begin—and what is the history of such an important part of the industry today?

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