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Feb 17, 2017    0

Hi everyone. Jennifer Robson here. I'm the 2017 Authors for Indies spokes author and thrilled to be the...

Apr 22, 2016    0

As a kid, grocery-shopping day was my favourite of the week. While my mom perused the aisles unencumbered, my sister and I were set loose in our farm community’s...

Apr 20, 2016    0

I wish I could lay my hands on a copy of my very first résumé—the one that landed me my very first part-time job: a job at an indie bookstore.

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Apr 15, 2016    0

Born and raised in Niagara Falls, where culture takes a back seat to the awe-inspiring scenery (and surrounding glitz), I grew up without visits to an indie...

Apr 08, 2016    0

When I daydream about career paths not taken or ones I could do down the road, the fantasy of owning my own indie bookstore always comes to mind.

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Apr 01, 2016    0

Toronto wasn’t sophisticated like it is today, when I was growing up downtown. You couldn’t get espresso without knowing where to go to find it, the hip places to...

Mar 25, 2016    0

I am of independent bookstore stock – in their day, my maternal grandparents owned and ran the largest bookstore in the city of Tainan, Taiwan. I remember visiting...

Mar 18, 2016    0

I didn’t start buying books until my university days, and it wasn’t about suddenly needing to supply all my own textbooks. I discovered indie bookstores that carried...

Mar 04, 2016    0

Last year’s Authors for Indies guest bookseller gig at Book City on the Danforth was a blast—as well as a blast from the past. In the late nineties I worked at...

Feb 26, 2016    0

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...

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