Smashing Media Coverage for Dundurn’s Stellar Titles

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Smashing Media Coverage for Dundurn’s Stellar Titles

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“Tell me what you want, what you really, really want?”

“Old cap, I already have it — mad love for Dundurn titles”

 

Robin Esrock, author of The Great Canadian Bucket List will launch a companion website for his book in early October. Look out for it! It’s sure to be aces.

Dundurn was featured in Canadian Business magazine “It’s Alive”, article on the status of Canadian book publishing.

John Buchan by William Galbraith was feature in the Toronto Star under News, Insight section.

Ted Barris, author of the upcoming release The Great Escape will be in “By the Numbers” column in the October issue of Canada’s History magazine.

Priscila Uppal, author of the upcoming release Projection will be on CBC Fresh Air with Mary Ito this September.

Metal on Ice by Sean Kelly was blogged about this week.

Newcanadianmusic.ca In the Buzz, posted a blog about the book and Pledgemusic campaign. Classicrockmagazine.com was blogged under News as Metal on Ice book to become EP and show.

Rock on Metal on Ice!

Frank O’Keeffe, author of Harry Flammable, had interviews with the Calgary Herald and CBC, The Homestretch.  Can’t you just bite your arm off?

Chinese Community in Toronto from 1878 by Arlene Chan was reviewed by Asian Affairs. They noted that “The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 is indeed a stellar example of a people’s history at its best”

Don Harron, author of My Double Life, had a live radio interview with an online giveaway on CBC Charlottetown, Main Street.

Rails Across the Prairies by Ron Brown was featured in the “What’s in our Neighbourhood?” article in Smoky Lake Signal.

RMS Segwun and Muskoka Resorts by Andrew Hind and Maria Da Silva were mentioned in Muskoka magazine as one of the book in the Bookshelf.

The Bracebridge Examiner reviewed Hardscrabble by Donna E. Williams and Reluctant Pioneer by Thomas Osborne. Thomas Osborne was noted for is his storytelling “[Osborne’s] adventures make for an exciting story full of escapades, back -breaking work, isolation and ingenuity. . . Readers will also enjoy the accounts of all the people they met during their time in the North Portage. “

The OHS Bulletin had a field day with Dundurn history titles. First, starting with Another Country, Another Life by J. Patrick Boyer, which received a starred review as “a compelling life story, in terms of both history and mystery, with a richly drawn context about the fledgling province of Ontario in the early post-Confederation years”.

Inheritance in Ontario by Jane MacNamara was noted for being useful in anyone’s search for their genealogy in OHS Bulletin.”Inheritance in Ontario, by well-known genealogist Jane MacNamara, is the most recent entry in Dundurn’s invaluable Genealogist’s Reference Shelf series. Like the other series imprints, this one will prove indispensable to all contemplating, or immersed in, the complicated web that is family history. “

Third book reviewed in OHS Bulletin was for Doing Canada Proud by Bernd Horn was a recommended read for history lovers. “ . . . Doing Canada Proud, by Canadian Forces officer and military historian Colonel Bernd Horn, is an informative introduction to the key events and issues of the first battle fought by the Royal Canadian Regiment in the South African War.”

The Flames of War by Richard Feltoe was reviewed in the summer OHS Bulletin, and the series was praised for its clarity. “This volume, as the others published in the series, is effectively illustrated with numerous reproductions of historic etchings and paintings alongside contemporary photographs of artifacts and locations, as well as maps detailing battles and tracing troop movements.”

Cracking good reviews…eh

Niagara Life summer picks review featured The Pendulum of War by Richard Feltoe because “Feltoe’s books continue to emerge as a “go-to” series on the Canadian theatre of the War of 1812.”

Ed Butts, author of Wrong Side of the Law gets the right kind of author profile mention in the Guelph Tribune .

 

What a fantastic week we had. Pip pip cheerio.

 

*Blog post written by  our intern Anoja Muthucumaru*

Ted Barris

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014
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Ted Barris

Ted Barris is an award-winning author, journalist, and broadcaster. For more than forty years his writing has appeared in the national press, as well as in history, news, and arts magazines, and he has authored seventeen non-fiction books, including the national bestsellers Victory at Vimy, Juno, and The Great Escape. In 2014, The Great Escape received the national Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award.

J. Patrick Boyer

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 21, 2014
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J. Patrick Boyer

J. Patrick Boyer studied law at the International Court of Justice in The Netherlands, served as Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary for External Affairs, and works for democratic development overseas. The author of twenty-three books on Canadian history, law, politics, and governance, Patrick lives with wife, Elise, in Muskoka and Toronto.

Ron Brown

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014
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Ron Brown

Ron Brown, a geographer and travel writer, has authored more than twenty books, including Canada&#8217s World Wonders and The Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore. A past chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada and a current member of the East York Historical Society, he gives lectures and conducts tours along Ontario’s back roads. Ron lives in Toronto.

Edward Butts

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Edward Butts

Edward Butts is the author of numerous books, including Murder, Line of Fire, Running With Dillinger, True Canadian Unsolved Mysteries, and The Desperate Ones, which was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award. He lives in Guelph, Ontario.

Arlene Chan

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014
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Arlene Chan

Arlene Chan is a third-generation Chinese Canadian who was born in Toronto and spent her early years in "Old Chinatown," at Elizabeth and Dundas Streets, where she helped at her parents' restaurant. Her mother, Jean Lumb, was the first Chinese-Canadian woman to receive the Order of Canada. Arlene and her husband live in Toronto.

Robin Esrock

Posted by Kendra on December 6, 2014
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Robin Esrock

Robin Esrock is a bestselling author, journalist, TV host, and public speaker. His stories and photography have appeared in major publications on five continents, including National Geographic Traveler, the Guardian, Chicago Tribune, and the Globe and Mail. The creator and co-host of the internationally syndicated television series Word Travels, Robin lives in Vancouver, B.C.

Richard Feltoe

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014
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Richard Feltoe

Richard Feltoe was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and holds a degree in economics from the University of London. He is the curator and corporate archivist for the Redpath Sugar Museum and is active as a living history reenactor, re-creating the life of a Canadian militia soldier from the War of 1812. His other publications include The Flames of War and The Pendulum of War. He lives in Brampton, Ontario.

J. William Galbraith

Posted by Dundurn Guest on October 30, 2014
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J. William Galbraith

J. William Galbraith is a council member of the John Buchan Society. Following degrees from universities in Ottawa and Brussels, he worked for a private sector business research organization and has served in a number of Canadian federal government departments and agencies, involving investment review, intelligence, national security policy, and intelligence review. He lives in Ottawa.

Don Harron

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014
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Don Harron

Don Harron's career was one of the most distinguished in Canadian entertainment history. Most famous for his alter ago Charlie Farquharson, he also appeared in many stage, television, and film productions, and wrote many plays and screenplays. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada. Harron lived in Toronto.