Celebrate your freedom to read!

What: Read. Write. Speak. Free expression champions on self-censorship, libel law and access to information When: Wednesday, Feburary 25 at 7:30 p.m. (door at 7:00) Where: Supermarket, 268 Augusta Avenue, Toronto Who: Brian MacLeod Rogers and Paula Todd, plus winners of free expression awards from the Canadian Library Association and The Writers’ Union of Canada Why: … Read more

Book Summit 2014 – IN BED WITH THE READER: Marketing Uncovered

On Thursday, June 19th, Humber College and the Book and Periodical Council, in association with IFOA, returned to Harbourfront Centre for another year’s successful Book Summit. This year, the theme among presentations, labs, and panels was “In Bed With the Reader: Marketing Uncovered,” and speakers looked at everything from bookbuying data to the cost of … Read more

Scientist Eric Marshall and Journalist Chris Turner are Joint Recipients of the 2014 Freedom to Read Award

via The Writers’ Union of Canada This year’s award calls attention to recent library closings The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) recognizes the work and accomplishments of scientist Eric Marshall and journalist Chris Turner with its 2014 Freedom to Read Award Eric Marshall, a retired biologist living in British Columbia, built a collection of over 200,000 books that became … Read more