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By Gordon Lockheed / 2013 December 18
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More than one “shocked and appalled” loyal reader of the Globe and Mail glanced at the front page headline of the Dec. 18, 2013 edition of Canada’s Newspaper of Record and reasonably assumed that the paper had been hacked and commandeered by its satirical rival, The Onion.  “Canada Post CEO defends delivery cuts, says seniors…

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Long Form Thinking

By Gordon Lockheed / 2011 July 25
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Gordon Lockheed introduces a new term into his series about the book publishing industry crisis.

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Lost in the Wilderness of Nuance

By Gordon Lockheed / 2011 July 11
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Gordon Lockheed is disturbed by Johanna Skibsrud’s Giller Prize-winning The Sentimentalists, but not the way the book seemingly wishes to disturb readers.

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Scenes from the Digital Revolution #467

By Gordon Lockheed / 2011 May 16
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In accordance with our “Always glad to help a fella on the make” rules, Gordon Lockheed answers a letter.

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What’s Threatening Book Publishing in Canada?

By Gordon Lockheed / 2011 May 12
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Gordon Lockheed looks at the deep structure of the book publishing malaise, offers some provisional solutions, but sees a deeper threat emerging

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Prize Culture, David Suzuki, and Writers’ Trust

By Gordon Lockheed / 2011 March 30
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Gordon Lockheed has some leading questions about book prizes, what the Writers’ Trust is about, and why David Suzuki was given a prize for lifetime achievement as a writer..

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The book publishers’ crisis

By Gordon Lockheed / 2010 November 9
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A look at the book biz, from prizes to marketing and back again.

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Echt! My Enthusiasm Curbed:Terry Rigelhof e-talks with Gordon Lockheed about the works of Anne Michaels and Michael Ondaatje

By Gordon Lockheed / 2010 July 23
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Gordon Lockheed conducts an electronic Interview with Terry Rigelhof about the work of Anne Michaels and Michael Ondaatje, and their relative absence from Hooked on Canadian Books: The Good, the Better and the Best Canadian Novels since 1984

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UCMTSU, or, The Shock Doctrine Cont’d

By Gordon Lockheed / 2010 March 29
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No, you can’t make this stuff up department.

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A New, Better Way to Read Canada’s Novels

By Gordon Lockheed / 2010 March 27
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Rigelhof on the good, the better, and the best.

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