1970 was the last year of the Beatles and the first year of the supersonic Concorde—a time of new possibilities and social upheaval, and Jennifer Hoste…
Someone in the United Kingdom is about to make a television show out of the journalist James Felton’s book 52 Times Britain Was a Bellend, a melding of…
by Kenneth Whyte I worked as an Edmonton-based senior editor of Saturday Night magazine in the early 1990s and visited Toronto every few months to keep…
We released our very first book six months ago, at the end of April 2019. We now have eight books in market, our allotment for the year. It seems an ap…
Whatever you think he’s done for (or to) America, Donald Trump has been great for books. We mentioned a couple of weeks ago that the trend towards poli…
Essayist Meghan Daum found much to admire in 1990s feminists, like the one she saw on the streets of New York City with a folding table covered in hard…
We mostly write about non-fiction on SHuSH but sometimes the larger literary culture intrudes. When she learned that she would share the 2019 Booker Pr…
Trigger Warning: We are hard on our librarian friends this week. Every year the American Library Association’s Office For Intellectual Freedom presides…
There are many good nonfiction books available this fall. Here are five that we wish we could have published ourselves. 1) Nicholas Coleridge (above) w…
An author with a new book sent us the five worst things people have said to her since her book came out several weeks ago): 1) “I don’t read books.” (W…
This week in Ask a Publisher, from subscriber Brent: “I have a book I want to write but I don’t know how to fit it into my schedule: should I work on i…
Newspaper companies across Canada are starting to book revenue from Canadian government initiatives to prop up journalism and save our democracy. We at…