The first thing I try to do when I go to a new city is to find a bookstore. It doesn’t matter where I am, what language I hear, what art galleries or museums or cultural must-sees I might be putting off: I look for a bookstore.
Feb 29, 2016
Earlier this week I had the honour of making an appearance at Munro’s Books in Victoria, which is one of the most welcoming and beautiful independent bookstores I’ve ever visited.
Feb 26, 2016
After cutting our teeth on last year’s event, we’ve been tossing around ideas to make this year even more fun for the authors and customers alike.
Feb 22, 2016
I love independent bookstores and only wish there were more of them. The staff are knowledgeable, the selection of books is diverse, they champion good books that might otherwise get overlooked...
Feb 19, 2016
We were not going to participate in Authors for Indies last year. Now don’t get me wrong. We loved the idea. It’s just that we’re a small bookstore in a tiny town over an hour away from a major city.
Feb 15, 2016
GEIST Magazine is signing on again to provide free copies of their magazine to participating bookstores and online ad space on their website
Feb 12, 2016
One usually meets people who don't love what they are doing; that was never true at any independent bookstore I visited. As an author, when one is lucky enough to have their book released to the world...
Feb 12, 2016
Are you a book lover? The fact you're here is a good start. I'm a bookseller with a challenge for you. Let's call it a game! That makes it more fun. Are you up for it? Okay, let's start...
Feb 08, 2016
The bookstore on the main street of the town I grew up in haunts my mind, still. The bell that jangled when the door opened, the labyrinth of wooden shelves lined with multi-coloured spines, the possibility of undiscovered worlds between endpapers.
Feb 05, 2016